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Andrew Luck is #1

Original post made by lucky, Stanford, on Apr 26, 2012

For those of you who had any doubt. NBC News report: Web Link

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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:58 am

just wondering (football newbie here)...Luck was quoted in the newspaper that he was taking winter quarter off after all the excitement of fall/football for him. T
hen, I heard on the news that (yesterday, I think) he got to ring the bell at the NY Stock Exchange in NYC obviously. Does this mean he also is taking spring quarter off ALSO? - and if so, how does he have enough units to graduate (I understood he was taking a degree in Architecture).
In these times when 25K + academic applicants are turned away from Stanford, I question apparent luxury treatment of recruited athletes, whether they "take" their degree or not.
There was another Stanford football player (age 21, he said) on KNBR radio a couple of days ago who laughingly said he was a "History major." There was plenty of joking about that.

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