UF signs Tim Walton to long term contract extension

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  1. g8tr72

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    • MidwestChomp

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      This is great news! Softball was non existent before Walton.
       
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      Excellent news.

      I guess this means he'll be around to coach that sixth grader that's committed to play for him.
       
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        Wonder how much he’s getting paid.
         
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          Enough to keep him at UF for 10 more years. Whatever it took is OK by me. .829 winning percentage at the level of competition they play is incredible.
           
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            During one of the regional games they had someone saying that Texas was after Walton and would UF keep him?

            Probably his agent.
             
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            They need to stop.spending football money on the bullshyt sports until they fix football.
             
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              UF has plenty money. It's not a zero sum game.
               
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                You're wasting your time, I'm pretty sure donkey has a zero sum mind.
                 
                • Swamp Donkey

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                  Sure Boss.

                  Then why have these fvkktards refused to spend it for three decades.
                   
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                  Law thinks it’s his money
                   
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                    Law, stay out of softball, baseball and basketball threads!
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                        I understand the it's not a revenue sport argument, but I love Gator softball. It's my second favorite sport, the #1 women's sport in the country and I'm stoked about signing Walton long term.
                         
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                          You are not far off, but the NCAA just passed a new rule the says no contact till their junior year. That should help with girls not developing like you anticipate, for instance Lugo was the #1 pitcher in the country as a 15 year old when Walton took her commitment, but stopped growing and was barely top 20 by her senior year.
                           
                          #17 Thick&ThinG8r, Jun 6, 2018
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                          That is a good question. I'd like to hear someone..not named Foley..explain it to us so we could understand.
                           
                        • Swamp Donkey

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                          Spanking me won't be a deterrent.

                          I don't really care what they do with softball. I just wish we'd spend football money on football instead of pocketing 80 million of it every year and pleading poverty. Our Athletic Department is the Cincinnati Reds of college football.
                           
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                          We're the ONLY university to finish in the Top 10 of the Directors Cup Ranking for the best all-around athletic department every year since it began. And we totally dominate the SEC All-Sports trophy, winning it virtually every year. Just because the football program has had a few down years due to bad coaching hires, doesn't negate the absolute success of the overall athletic department and the student/athletes who out in the time and effort to be successful in their sports. I understand that football is the money machine that drives it all, but UF is at the forefront of promoting and achieveing champions in ALL sports. And as a lifetime Gator, that makes me very proud.
                           
                          #20 Ocalaman, Jun 6, 2018
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