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Brock Berglund learned of dismissal via Twitter

Posted on: January 17, 2012 6:51 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

On Monday it was announced that Kansas had kicked 6 players off its team, including backup quarterback Brock Berglund. It turns out that Berglund found out he'd been kicked off the team the same way a lot of Kansas fans did: via Twitter.

At least, that's what Berglund told the Lawrence Journal-World when he called the paper on Monday.

Berglund also told the paper that he had been considering returning to the team a week ago but began to change his mind after the school didn't seem all that eager for him to come back. Berglund spent most of his freshman season away from the team while dealing with assault charges in Colorado stemming from a fight he got into while defending his girlfriend over the summer.

According to the school, Berglund emailed different members of the school on Sunday requesting a transfer release and to let them know he wouldn't be able to attend a mandatory team meeting on Sunday night. After Berglund missed the meeting, Kansas and Charlie Weis decided to dismiss Berglund from the team.

While I can understand why Kansas dismissed Berglund from the team, and can also understand why Berglund would want to leave the program, you'd think the school could have at least sent him an email back letting him know he was getting his release rather than letting him find out on Twitter. That just seems a bit cold to me.

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Since: Feb 2, 2011
Posted on: January 18, 2012 12:49 am

Brock Berglund learned of dismissal via Twitter

From what I understood Gill told him to stay home? Not the case? It seems weird that a freshman kid wouldn't want to actually attend the school and practice with the team he signed up for (even if he is redshirting).

Since: Jan 18, 2012
Posted on: January 18, 2012 12:17 am

Brock Berglund learned of dismissal via Twitter

this kid has been holding the team hostage with his bs for over a year now.  weiss simply isnt going to let him keep doing what hes been doing for the last year and not participating and going through mandatory meetings with the team.  thank you coach.  the kis refuses to do what hes supposed to do and this staff isnt gonna take it.  good riddance.

Since: Feb 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 11:22 pm

Brock Berglund learned of dismissal via Twitter

What is embarrassing is your spelling. And Weiss' front butt.

Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 9:17 pm

Brock Berglund learned of dismissal via Twitter

weis story was that the one let go violated some of hisrules. the main reason they broke hisrules of not being good enough to play. in this age of high salaries and hifh expectations and a lt of pressure onthese coaches,forget they are dealing with 18 year olds. sounds cruel butas a ku fan i dont want anymore 60 tp 7 losses. it is embarasssig to sethatscrolling acress the tv all day long, weis need to do what he needs to do. you see what happened to mf nice guy, lets treat this kids with reapect. 

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