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Pro Sports Daily:
Given the amount of talent due back for the 2014-15 season, Yale is seen by some as the biggest threat to Harvard’s current reign as the class of the Ivy League. One of those players returning was supposed to be forward Brandon Sherrod, who averaged 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game in 2013-14.
But Sherrod won’t be a member of James Jones’ program next season, thanks to the opportunity to join a prestigious group that has been in existence since 1909. On Tuesday it was announced that Sherrod is one of 14 Yale students to be named a member of the “Whiffenpoofs,” an all-male a cappella group that takes its senior year off to perform all over the world.
While Sherrod did lament the fact that he won’t be able to help his teammates in their quest to win the Ivy League, he didn’t lose sight of just how much of an honor it is to embark on this new journey.
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A star player on the Yale basketball team has chosen to give up b-ball for a b-flat after being selected to join the university's elite men's choir group — the Whiffenpoofs.Brandon Sherrod, a 6-foot-6-inch junior who played as a forward on last year's team has been selected as one of the 14 members of newest generation of Whiffenpoofs, the school's famous male a...
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In one life, Brandon Sherrod is known as a decent rebounder and shot blocker as a forward for Yale’s basketball team. But in another he is an excellent singer. So excellent, in fact, that he was among 14 students chosen to make up Yale a capella group, the Whiffenpoofs (yes, you read that correctly).
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Ball is no longer life for Yale basketball player Brandon Sherrod. The junior has decided to leave the basketball team to pursue his career of singing.
“This is supposed to be the year, and you want to play with your guys,” he said.
“But the Whiffenpoofs is a once in a lifetime opportunity.”
Sherrod averaged 5.5 points a game during his three years at Yale.
Yale basketball player Brandon Sherrod had a difficult decision to make going into his senior year. He could either pla…