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Gus Stark / LSU Athletics
Ed Orgeron was on the SEC Coaches Teleconference Wednesday morning and talked about star freshman tight end Arik Gilbert.

Orgeron said they both spoke on Tuesday and Gilbert told him he was opting out for the season but did not say if he was transferring.

Gilbert, a former five-star prospect from Marietta, Georgia, is the seventh LSU player to opt out this season.

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Whatever. Let's go Kole Taylor and the kids who want to be here.
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Facts!!!
26 months
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Well.....bye!!
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what a pussy. this guy needs to transfer. this is football.
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Don't let him come back, he isn't a team player. Let him transfer to non SEC university.
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He goes from the most anticipated player in years to a dude who quits. Man what a year this has been.
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The real story is someone got into his ear and now he wants to quit because lsu is gonna go 3-7 and he was part of that losing...front runnner mentality
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Roll outta bed every morning and my body hurts. Never dawns on me to call off work though...
Reply26 months
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THANK YOU! Wonder how well it’d go if I told work I’m opting out for the rest of the year.
26 months
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I find it harder and harder to root for this team. We have some deep rooted problems that need to be addressed
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Dude is suffering from vaginitis. He didn’t opt out, he quit and that shouldn’t sit well with his teammates who go to battle every day.
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Thats not cigarettes, thats cigaweed
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Lmaoooooo crying laughing
26 months
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No way you all feel that entitled to the lives of these young men that you’re anonymously insulting them LOLLLLLL grown as hell
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The sad truth they feel entitled to make all the decisions for these young men. It’s amazing!!!!
26 months
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He'll transfer. Should have finished season.
Reply26 months
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Mystery solved. Now Coach O can continue to focus on getting laid.
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Do you not?
26 months
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So he'll be at UGA and a #1 pick down the road.
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Bull shite need to set a standard 5 star Covid excuse or whatever. Move on we need young MEN who have balls to fight through tough times. That’s what makes TEAMS because you grow when chips are stacked against so you appreciate when winning comes back around.
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It would seem to me that he is concerned about scheme and the loss of Brady to the offense. But maybe Im wrong?
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Opting out in December = quitting.
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the words i heard orgeron say is that arik told him he was "thinking" about opting out for rest of season....
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Quitter
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Pach his shitte !
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