March 27, 2023


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The Joey Tanona news just sucks

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Unreached potential in everyday living has generally been a person of the saddest items I’ve assumed you can feel about.  It only will get that a lot sadder when the possible doesn’t get reached owing to the fault of pretty much no-one and instead it is simply just stolen from any individual.

That is the scenario with Notre Dame freshman offensive lineman Joey Tanona.

Or as he however now is, former Notre Dame freshman offensive lineman Joey Tanona.

Tanona’s college or university soccer job is over prior to it really ever bought likely.  The inside offensive lineman was ranked as a best 75 recruit nationally by On3 in  the most current finished recruiting cycle, and all because of a random motor vehicle accident that could have took place to basically any individual, his school soccer job is above as he’s decided to retire thanks to clinical issues.

But that recruiting rating mentioned higher than doesn’t subject.  It would be awful information if he was the nation’s prime ranked recruit and had 75-moreover scholarship gives just as it’d be horrible if he was a preferred walk-on.

Or if he didn’t acquire any scholarship delivers to participate in football and was participating in at the Division III stage.

Tanona selected to go to Notre Dame at least in aspect because of the possibility “to run out of that tunnel” as “Rudy” mentioned in 1993 and now he’ll in no way get that  chance as an energetic player.

He will not get four or five yrs of a college football vocation that he was gifted plenty of to make, but unfortunate plenty of to have taken away for no purpose other than bad luck.

He and his mothers and fathers will never experience a senior day moment seeking back again at his four many years sporting a gold helmet.

NFL goals?  You can sad to say cross individuals off, too.

Go ahead go over what it usually means for Notre Dame’s long term on the offensive line and I comprehend how and why a lot of people’s minds go there, but to me I just can’t get above how unfair of news this to hear about a young gentleman who is continue to a couple a long time from remaining equipped to legally invest in an alcoholic beverage.

All the very best in whatever everyday living brings likely ahead, Joey.  It’s not honest as a entire and I’m guaranteed you are conscious appropriate now but I have a funny sensation that you are going to be successful in whichever avenue you pursue.

And I’m guessing I will not be the only full stranger rooting like all hell for you.


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Story initially appeared on Combating Irish Wire