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Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

Posted on: February 26, 2010 10:34 am
 

In what hints of Pat Tillman's heroism, an Oregon State linebacker is giving up football to join the military.

The school announced Thursday that starting middle linebacker David Pa'aluhi was leaving the team to join "the armed forces". Like Tillman was with the Arizona Cardinals, Pa'aluhi was a key contributor for the Beavers. He started all 13 games last season and was second in tackles with 77. That was good for Pac-10 honorable mention status.

Pa'aluhi didn't play football until his senior year in high school after growing up in Hawaii as a wrestler and kick boxer. He has a wife and child and had been dealing with "personal issues" according to the Portland Oregonian.

"We fully support David's decision," coach Mike Riley said. "He's a terrific young man with a great future, and all of us in the Beaver football program thank for his contributions and wish him the very best."

Stay safe, David.

Category: NCAAF
Tags: Oregon State
 
Comments

Since: Feb 26, 2010
Posted on: March 1, 2010 2:30 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

mdlax:


Maybe one day we too will be able to display our maturity by name-calling on an internet message board.



Since: Oct 3, 2008
Posted on: March 1, 2010 1:45 am
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

schmapp and barnett are retarded, combined their iq might be about 17, grow up you world of warcraft fags



Since: Feb 28, 2010
Posted on: February 28, 2010 1:41 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

Your  so  right,  you  had  the  best  comment so far. I  really  think  your  the  best  writer,  and  hope  you  win  the  noble  peace  prize.   Keep  on  keeping  on.Cool Money mouth Innocent




Since: Feb 28, 2010
Posted on: February 28, 2010 1:24 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

Yell the  only  loser is you. You moron.  your  probably  a left  wing,  Nancy speaker of  the  wrong house.  goofy, turd,  porch  monkey, possum  pecker, moose twit,  bag  of  monkey  ball's.  and  the  biggest  loser  of  today.

think  you.

God  Bless you.

   





Since: Feb 26, 2010
Posted on: February 27, 2010 8:25 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

psulions:

Obeying the Constitution as the law of the land and minding your own business NEVER go out of style.



Since: Feb 26, 2010
Posted on: February 27, 2010 8:23 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

smchap:

Reading your posts is like a breath of fresh air on here. It's good to see a well-informed, aware patriot reminding these people who they really serve through their actions.



Since: Nov 10, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2010 7:28 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

What are you saying moron?



Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: February 27, 2010 6:25 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

People who have never served automatically label as "babykillers" those of us who chose to put on a uniform. They cannot help this attitude -- as one-celled organisms, they respond reflexively instead of being able to cogitate. They are unable to understand the concepts of "service" and "self-sacrifice"; not being able to grasp these concepts leads them to mental constipation, which eventually breaks loose and results in diarrhea of the mouth (or its virtual equivalent, the keyboard).

Thanks to you all who served. As I have seen elsewhere, "A 'Veteran' -- whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve --
is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made
payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to, and
including their life."



Since: Feb 4, 2009
Posted on: February 27, 2010 6:04 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

How about taking care of his family and his child you idiot... Just because you are in the military does not mean you will be blowing up buildings or going to a conflict zone. I hate it when uninformed people speak about thing that they do not know, but this is what makes this the United States of America even idiots can have their opinions voiced. Semper Fidelis... 




Since: Feb 4, 2009
Posted on: February 27, 2010 5:58 pm
 

Oregon State loses a linebacker to the military

How about taking care of his family and his child you idiot... Just because you are in the military does not mean you will be blowing up buildings or going to a conflict zone. I hate it when uninformed people speak about things that they do not know, but this is what makes this the United States of America even idiots can have their opinions voiced. Semper Fidelis... 



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