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jackmanusc
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Columbia, SC
Member since Apr 2012
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Belk
Apparently he may have quit to live out his smokey and the bandit dreams


I Bleed Garnet
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Transplant in TriBeCa /UofSC Grad
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Belk
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CarolinaGamecock99
South Carolina Fan
Member since Apr 2015
11639 posts

re: Belk
Apparently he quit to become a truck driver?

Only South Carolina
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GetCocky11
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re: Belk
What?


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jacocks53
South Carolina Fan
South Carolina
Member since Jun 2018
224 posts

re: Belk
Looks like the coaches are trying to get him to reconsider. Something is not right with Belk. Either he really doesn't want to play or maybe forces outside of football are pressuring him. I selfishly hope he stays but he needs to do what is best for him. Just because someone has the potential to excel at something doesn't mean they are happy doing it.


CarolinaGamecock99
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Member since Apr 2015
11639 posts

re: Belk
The 247 mods have already nuked 3 threads about him
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I Bleed Garnet
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Transplant in TriBeCa /UofSC Grad
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Belk
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I Bleed Garnet
South Carolina Fan
Transplant in TriBeCa /UofSC Grad
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Belk
There any truth to this?
or just Twitter speak?


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Bluefin
South Carolina Fan
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re: Belk
Guess this confirms we’re not paying players enough


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SECUSC4
South Carolina Fan
Member since Jun 2018
1073 posts

re: Belk
mentally weak. I've always said im not getting excited about him until he produces on the field. Glad I didnt. Next man up.

Kind of annoying since Sorrells and Green have grades issues and cant play next year. Kinlaw and Sandidge will have to hold it down


theGarnetWay
South Carolina Fan
Washington, D.C.
Member since Mar 2010
19591 posts

re: Belk
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Will Mitchell, Belk’s coach at Lewisville High School, said Wednesday afternoon that he had not heard that Belk was leaving the team but that Belk recently had an MRI on his back. Later in the day, Mitchell said via text that “the back issue turned out to be pretty serious.”


From The State.



chawk195
South Carolina Fan
Spartanburg, SC
Member since Feb 2015
963 posts

re: Belk
CBS sports shared a direct convo with Belk with him saying he fractured a vertebrate in his back and he decided to take a different path in life rather than risk permanent injury.


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Carolina_Girl
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Yankee Carolina
Member since Apr 2012
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re: Belk
Josh announced it himself via Twitter. A LOT of speculation there is waaaaaay more to this than an injury.


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ConwayGamecock
South Carolina Fan
South Carolina
Member since Jan 2012
8088 posts

re: Belk
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mentally weak. I've always said im not getting excited about him until he produces on the field. Glad I didnt. Next man up.

Kind of annoying since Sorrells and Green have grades issues and cant play next year. Kinlaw, Sandidge, Smith, Thomas, Webb, Pickens, Enagbare, and Ellis will have to hold it down



Fixed...


Lonnie Utah
Citadel Fan
Utah!
Member since Jul 2012
5331 posts

re: Belk
Didn't see that one coming.

How does this effect our scholarship #'s?
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mikeboss550
South Carolina Fan
Member since Apr 2013
8264 posts

re: Belk
Still 2 over 85 i believe, changes nothing in regards to the recruiting class


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jacocks53
South Carolina Fan
South Carolina
Member since Jun 2018
224 posts

re: Belk
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Didn't see that one coming. How does this effect our scholarship #'s


Not overly shocked. The fact he came in so overweight knowing there was a good shot he would be cleared to play and should get lots of playing time. After he was cleared to join, it still took him a while to get his weight under control to pass the physical.

Outside of the 85 total, it will not affect the numbers.


Carolina_Girl
South Carolina Fan
Yankee Carolina
Member since Apr 2012
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re: Belk
Quote from The State:

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Belk struggled with a passion for continuing to play the sport since arriving on campus, a source told The State. WACH Fox sportscaster Mike Uva, citing a source, reported that Belk was having a hard time getting along with the team and that factored into his decision to leave. 


Wish him the best but I have to say this has been one of the most bizarre and winding roads from recruiting/signing/transfering/quitting I've ever seen from beginning to what now is apparently the end.


I Bleed Garnet
South Carolina Fan
Transplant in TriBeCa /UofSC Grad
Member since Jul 2011
21253 posts

re: Belk
Sounds like an issue at both stops.
No wonder he left.

Hope he does well in the future but maybe CFB isn't for him.


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SirBigSpur
Member since Nov 2015
20 posts

re: Belk
I feel like an idiot because despite his sketch, I was still excited to see all this talent on the defensive line. I felt we stole a player and instead, just got someone our coaching staff wasted time on and took someone else's spot.

Did he leave school? Listen, I'm not saying this is the right thing to do, and I don't know much about Belk's history, but if someone was giving me a full scholarship and I could get a degree without dropping cash and I was half-assing football--seems like a pretty good deal to me. I would ride it out until they kicked my off the team.


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