Found December 03, 2012 on Maize & Blue Nation:
This Week: Commits in Action, Rivals100 Update, Big Visit Weekend, More Highlights, In-Home Visits and Offers, OT Let's start with some news that affected both the recruiting world and also the current team.  RB Stephen Hopkins has left the program.  After reading Brad's recation, you're probably wondering how this affects recruiting.  Let me tell ya.  Technically, the '13 class only had 22 open scholarships and therefore, we were already at the limit, having 22 commits.  Now, the staff was still planning on capping it at 25, figuring in yearly attrition, and this just gets us 1 spot closer to hitting that mark.  Not taking anything away from Hopkins, I always liked the kid and wish him the best, but just trying to find a positive out of the situation...Get off my back already!!! Commits In Action DB Channing Stribling was a key part to Butler's win over Jack last weekend and it all happened in the first quarter.  He started it off with a TD and then...
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