Good for him to be able to get back. It is awesome when a university puts morals
Great news. Good for him. Three games is still quite severe punishment,
especially considering most coaches, including some local ones, have given less
serious punishments for much more serious offenses like DUI's and multiple
failed drug tests. Welcome back
Great for Spencer Hadley. Here come the cynical gutter snipers with their
I wonder how our little brothers on the hill will cry about this news.
Doesn't matter what BYU does or doesn't do, they find something to cry
about. It will be fun to see Hadley back. And frankly, he doesn't owe any
of us an apology. And being a byu student or not has nothing to do with how we
should view what he did. God's rules don't suddenly change depending
on what color someone cheers for or wears.
@BeSmart"It is awesome when a university puts morals above
winning."I agree, that's why I believe in the teams that
have a prayer prior to an activity that is formatted to hurt and maim the
So much for enforcing your rules. He should have missed the rest of the season
if byu stood for something
If Spencer plays it means he did what Bronco felt necessary to overcome whatever
infraction he had committed. Even the most anti-Bronco red-koolaid drinkers know
Bronco holds principles above football -- that's why they criticize him.So...welcome back Spencer Hadley. You have my respect for your sense of
honor. I'm sure Las Vegas will have lost some of its allure.
Well, and we all should remember that just because the university has cleared
him, doesn't mean Bronco has. He may well play this Saturday, and if he
does, I am confident that Bronco will feel that is what is in the best interest
of Spencer and the university, not because we need him to get the win.I saw the article, and the comments, first on the SLT, and it is really
pathetic to think there are people out there who honestly think this coach would
compromise his integrity for a victory.
That was a quick 5 games. I guess sticking to the consequences given is
Word on the street is that one of Bronco's conditions is that Hadley has to
shave his clubbing mustache.On a serious note, I'm glad the kid
has worked things out.
An honest question: Was the 5 game suspension issued by the Honor Code Office
or by Bronco? I thought that was a minimum sentence if from the HCO. What
@RockOn We do know what Bronco stands for. We respect that. That, however,
is not why we criticize him. He's just boring as all get out. It's
painful to listen to him.
He paid a steep price (as well as the team - would've beaten Utah with
him). If Bronco has decided that he is ready to come back then, irrespective of
what our friends up north say, the price has been paid and I hope to see him on
the field tomorrow.Way to come back Spencer!
"So much for enforcing your rules. He should have missed the rest of the
season if byu stood for something"Like forgiveness and mercy?If BYU didn't stand for something, he would have played against
Utah and Utah State.
Dear Lifelong Ute,If you're offended that Hadley is playing
again, just ask your fellow "life long Ute fans" for more pictures. Turn
them in to BYU, so BYU can enforce its code, and I'm sure your superior
conscience will be satisfied.-Bobby Lee
Ute fans showing again that they are judge and jury for all things BYU! Shame on all you who think you know the whole story.
It would have been better if he had been suspended for an undetermined amount of
time, then his coming back would be based on his own progress. In real life who
you are frequently does affect the type of any punishment, BYU is no different.
At this point whether Bronco plays him is immaterial, others will step up and
play as they always do when injuries sideline players and this was a moral
injury on his part.
Will the holier-than-thou ute-fan posers please point out where in this article
it states that Hadley has been cleared by the football program and coaches to
participate in a game. Two bits says he will not play on Saturday.
I wish Spencer all the best and hope he plays. he has made progress to have the
suspension lifted. good for him and the team.
I never went of UofU site, never commented on article about their players. I am
a BYU fan, the same school that lost UofU fans applied to. I suppose some cannot
let go. If you are not allowed to join them...read about them online, criticize
and be so brave as to post a comment online...
Scott Farcus:"I agree, that's why I believe in the teams
that have a prayer prior to an activity that is formatted to hurt and maim the
opponent."The object of football is to move the ball across the
goaline. Ralphy pummeling you in 'Christmas Story' was meant to hurt
and maim the opponent...But don't let facts get in the way of
you getting off an anti Mormon blast.
Congratulations BYU, Mendenhall, and especially Spencer Hadley... It is tough to
go through something like this and have it end up in a positive way...Had this been utah, I doubt that there would have been any punishment and
probably no reprimand which further defines the moral fiber of that
program...It amazes me that the program or the party who punishes
broken rules and inappropriate behavior the least are the first to throw stones
and criticize those Programs who actually uphold their rules. It's
HYPOCRICY at it's worst... But as Max would say... "it defines the
Program and the fans who support it"... It's on display for all to see.
@Lifelong Ute--and who are you to make this kind of decision?
@ Bobby Lee Swagger - Holladay, UT - "Dear Lifelong Ute, If you're
offended that Hadley is playing again, just ask your fellow "life long Ute
fans" for more pictures. Turn them in to BYU, so BYU can enforce its code,
and I'm sure your superior conscience will be satisfied. - Bobby
Lee"Bobby - Now THAT was friggin' good! :-)Go Cougars!