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    Report: Tahj Boyd is a degenerate gambler (just like us!)

    Bunch of different sources reporting this, but they're all repeating the same story and none of the sources are ones I would consider terribly reliable, but it's certainly worth keeping an eye on. Guy lost $80k on the NFL. That's even worse than the season I'm having! http://ibnsportswrap.com/article.php?articleID=1144

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    wonder how much he won fixing the florida st game...

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    If he bet on himself he should be held out in a very positive light.

    Nothing wrong with betting on yourself.

    NFL teams? Who cares?

    If this were true, it would be blasted, right?

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    where that kid get 80k to gamble

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChalkyDog View Post
    If he bet on himself he should be held out in a very positive light.

    Nothing wrong with betting on yourself.

    NFL teams? Who cares?

    If this were true, it would be blasted, right?
    well being he played like he was a starter on a special Olympics team Saturday.. one would have to assume his money wasn't on the tigers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by firedawg View Post
    where that kid get 80k to gamble
    Credit...they're letting him dig himself deeper so they can get paid when he gets drafted

    Somebody find out his picks so we can fade
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    Quote Originally Posted by firedawg View Post
    where that kid get 80k to gamble
    was my first question.. says the books give him a credit because he stands to make a lot of money when he signs. If this turns out to be true, i'd be vary wary to sign him if i'm an NFL GM. People will do some crazy stuff to get outa debt.

    my next question was... did he throw the Clemson game? I like to think no but with this report you can't help but ask the question

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    Quote Originally Posted by bosigga View Post
    Credit...they're letting him dig himself deeper so they can get paid when he gets drafted

    Somebody find out his picks so we can fade
    Or letting him get in the whole big, so something like Thursday could happen.

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    kid probably has 80k lets not act like these agents don't give kids cash or some Clemson wealthy Clemson booster

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    If you are going to the bigs for sure then you take insurance that you won't get a career ending injury during college/ walking down the street etc...plus you could borrow mad cash against your projected future earnings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cause-I-Need-It View Post
    Or letting him get in the whole big, so something like Thursday could happen.
    True, I didn't watch the game. Did he play like he owed 80k out there
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    Kid in line to make millions

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huckleberry Pig View Post
    was my first question.. says the books give him a credit because he stands to make a lot of money when he signs. If this turns out to be true, i'd be vary wary to sign him if i'm an NFL GM. People will do some crazy stuff to get outa debt.

    my next question was... did he throw the Clemson game? I like to think no but with this report you can't help but ask the question
    The NFL is terrified of something like this. Now I'm not saying it's true, but imagine if it was and he went to the NFL. Look at all the "NFL is fixed!" conspiracy theorists we see after a day like yesterday. Now imagine them if a guy with a gambling problem threw a late INT or something like that.

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    The bookies are buying stock in Boyd.

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    Don't know why this is news.
    99% of all first rounders are in debt like this by the time they are drafted.
    Who cares.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BennyBigNuts View Post
    Don't know why this is news.
    99% of all first rounders are in debt like this by the time they are drafted.
    Who cares.
    Being in debt because you took your homies to the strip club is one thing. Racking up $80k in sports gambling debts is something else entirely.

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    What I take from this ... someone wanted to get their website more hits by posting this. Whether it's true or not, who knows ... but now that someone put the word out all the schleps at ESPN and other places will be mentioning this other site by name in quoting the report if they do carry the story. Given how flimsy the reporting/stores are on ESPN and other places, I would book it.
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    Never heard of him

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    teams need to pass him up for this, nobody wants a gambling degen on their team, not to be trusted, not to mention is is overrated

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    fatso right, if true this will be a major red flag

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    Ok Now I know who he is

    If true he has no shot in NFL

    1000x worse than drugs as far as NFL concerned

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    If whomever is controlling The Evening Gold did not know Tajh Boyd .... you need to be fired.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Ok Now I know who he is

    If true he has no shot in NFL

    1000x worse than drugs as far as NFL concerned
    Gold, two days in a row you have surprised me with some knowledge.

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    I hope you guys really aren't all this gullible. The troll is strong..

    What kind of proof is a tweet stating the same exact claim as the article, from a source that has no credibility and is probably owned by the website itself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Only1Oklahoma View Post
    I hope you guys really aren't all this gullible. The troll is strong..

    What kind of proof is a tweet stating the same exact claim as the article, from a source that has no credibility and is probably owned by the website itself?
    I agree the sources were unreliable. But I still think it is worth keeping an eye on.

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    definitely think the story is suspicious and could very well be false. still, if there are even small rumors about it any NFL team interested in him will do their homework before they draft him. Those guys are better than the FBI, could find out and where you did it the first time if they wanted to. They may keep it under wraps even if they do find out but they will get to the bottom of it.

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    Every time he plays against NC State he has played like he was throwing the game. He's getting paid early. This is my observation only. No proof.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ttwarrior1 View Post
    teams need to pass him up for this, nobody wants a gambling degen on their team, not to be trusted, not to mention is is overrated

    Yore right he he needs to be passed up for unsubstantiated rumors on the Internet. You should be a GM.

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    Now You have to worry if would throw games

    If proven he gambles he will be blackballed

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    Gold you shouldn't be allowed to post in this thread anymore.

    "Never heard of the guy" ..... you fukkin kiddin me dude?

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    Sizzle?? I never wrote that

    Must of been a bot

    Of course I know who he is

    Common now

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    what an idiot if true.


    He doesnt have time to handicapp games properly

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