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Lodi running back Jordan Perkins verbally commits to Stanford

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Posted: Friday, April 2, 2010 12:00 am

As a Lodi Flame, star running back Jordan Perkins frequently looks like a blurry red line speeding down the field.

Now he's planning on keeping the same look, but just in more of a Cardinal red.

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9 comments:

  • posted at 5:33 am on Fri, Apr 9, 2010.

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    Congrats to Jordan on an amazing accomplishment. Beyond football, a degree from Stanford will open doors for him for the rest of his life. Having coached against Jordan for the past two years, I can tell you that he has earned this scholarship. Congrats to his parents, too.

     
  • posted at 12:36 am on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    While I wish this kid all the luck in the world I hope it doesn't make him a target.Personally, I know players who I played with both in HS and College who would've been on a mission to see to it that he never made it to Stanford. Either out of jealousy or spite they would've taken a shot at his knees. I hope that doesn't happen but the possibility is there.

     
  • posted at 4:20 am on Sat, Apr 3, 2010.

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    Awesome job jordan....good luck\

     
  • posted at 11:54 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    Lodibill: it's the times we live in. A 13 year old kid just verbally committed to USC not too long ago. If your good, colleges will be willing to take that chance. Good job Jordan! The sky's the limit.

     
  • posted at 7:37 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    Eh... since when do HS Juniors get full rides? Where have I been? When I was in HS (79-82) no one rec. offers until after the Football Season of their Senior year.What if the kid breaks his leg during his Senior year, or is in a horrible accident and is god forbid paralized? Stanford going to keep it's commitment?

     
  • posted at 6:44 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    WOW! What an accomplishment! Congratulations to you Jordan and your family. Football scholarships to a big D1 college doesn't happen too much around here. Keep focused and represent Lodi proudly.

     
  • posted at 4:45 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    Congratulations! By the way if you do drugs, don't keep them in your wallet. :)

     
  • posted at 3:39 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    Awesome choice Jordan. Having such a mature grip on priorities is testimony for your future possibilities. You make your community proud.

     
  • posted at 2:24 am on Fri, Apr 2, 2010.

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    What great news for local athletes to see. Not only is this kid extremely talented, but it shows hard work in the classroom and in the weightroom pay off!!

     

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