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The Mid-Morning Dump - 7/24/14

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PRETTY GOOD FOR A BUNCH OF THUGS. All those transfers Fred Hoiberg bring in not only stay out of trouble, but also excel in the classroom.

A CANADIAN IN ROME. Melvin Ejim will start his pro career with Virtus Roma.

EVERYONE'S PLAYING. Paul Rhoads says every one of his JUCOs (minus the injured Terry Ayeni) will play this year.

PARENTS ARE THE KEY. Rhoads also talks about the difficulty of recruiting to Ames and how an NCAA rule change might help.

DEVIN OZIGBO HAS HIGH HOPES. The future Cyclone is setting his sights extremely high for his new program.

HOIBERG'S BACK ALREADY. Fred's already back in practice, just over a week after getting his pacemaker replaced.

YIKES. Max Olson is now at week 14 of his Big 12 predictions, and Iowa State is sitting at 2-9 and 0-8 in conference.

TWEETING FROM THE FUTURE. Ole Miss is using made up future tweets in recruiting.

BOB STOOPS CONTINUES TO CRAP ON THE SEC. Bob Stoops heard what Nick Saban said about the Sugar Bowl, and he didn't like it.

THE BEST LOOPHOLE. Delving into the practice of hiring AAU coaches or family members of high profile recruits.

SO BASEBALL. Only in baseball can you have a guy leave his brother a gift of crackers at home plate, or go into a stand-off for the national anthem.

GREAT SHIRT, TRENT. Trent Williams of the Redskins Washington football franchise wears a sweet shirt to training camp.

HA-MEZ THE MERCIFUL. A crazy fan ran onto the field to hug James Rodriguez at his Real Madrid unveiling, but was saved from a security guard beatdown by the new Madrid player.