Sport star marvin bracy considering leaving to run track pro Tallahassee orlando native and former boone high standout marvin bracy appears to be ending his college career before it ever really got going. The orlando sentinel has learned bracy hasn't attended a practice with the fsu men's track team and has not been evaluated by team athletic trainers since the beginning of april. Bracy last appearance with the team was april 6 when it was returning from the florida relays in gainesville.The 100meter runner ran a 10.20second time at the event.At the end of bracy's final run at the florida relays, he pulled up with an apparent hamstring injury.He has not been treated by fsu athletic trainers about the injury since the meet. The tallahassee democrat and sb nationaffiliated blog tomahawk nationreported tuesday evening bracy is leaving fsu.The school has not confirmed he has left the university. Bracy's longtime personal coach, former fsu track athlete ricky argro, told the orlando sentinel two weeks ago bracy had been weighing a decision to run track fulltime or continue to split his time with football and track. "He's been pretty close to the vest with everything, and i told him that's probably the best way to do it,"Argro said. "If you want to do both, then, hey, that's fine, that's great.You just have to find a balance. " Argro has coached bracy since bracy was a sophomore at orlando boone high. Bracy has had meetings in recent weeks with both fsu football coach jimbo fisher and track coach bob braman.Those meetings, however, were only to discuss his role on their teams as the spring season concluded.At no point during those meetings did bracy indicate he was trying to leave school and pursue a pro track career, the orlando sentinel has learned.Bracy also hasn't spoken with fsu's compliance office about leaving. Spring semester classes are ending at fsu this week. Tomahawk nation reported that bracy has already signed a contract with adidas.Unless they are working with elite olympians, most companies that have deals with track athletes have simple gear and apparel contracts.They don't actually pay those athletes;They just compensate them with clothing to use forbracy competed in only one outdoor meet this season, and he didn't appear at the acc outdoor championships about two weeks ago.He had a mostly strong indoor track season, consistently winning his 60meter races.He set the nation's top time which has since been surpassed of 6.54 seconds during one indoor meet.During the ncaa indoor championships, however, he falsestarted and failed to qualify. He didn't play at all during his true freshman football season.Still dealing with the lingering effects of a hamstring injury that developed his senior year of high school, bracy was shelved by the seminoles and redshirted in order to let his leg heal and have time to better understand the seminoles' complex offensive playbook. That tactic appeared to work.By the end of the season, bracy was praised by fisher http://www.bridesmaidgownsau.com/prom-dresses.html for his practice habits and was named the team's top offensive scout team player. "I told him, the only way you're going to be healthy is if you're able to balance your time and get your rest,"Argro said he told bracy earlier this spring. "You don't have to do everything and but you've got to be at everything.You've got to be at that stuff because football is what you got a scholarship for.Because of that, you've got to be there period.But anything else, you've got to find a balance on. " The balance was apparently difficult for bracy in march and april, as he tried to juggle spring football practice with the track season. He ended up only running track while staying away from the football field.While fisher said bracy attended team meetings and film review sessions, the young wide out did not attend a single practice as a Wedding Party Dresses Australia player.He watched two from the side. "It will hinder him Where Do You Get Bridesmaid Dresses Australia greatly,"Fisher said in march about bracy's lack of practice time. Senior receiver and fellow orlando native kenny shaw was optimistic about bracy's future during the spring. "Hopefully he's in the playbook,"Shaw said in march. "That's the biggest thing.If you're in the playbook, then all that other stuff will come. " The"Other stuff"Has to do with timing and onfield relationships with teammates, shaw said. "First of all, you don't have the time with the quarterbacks, and then when you come in with [preseason] camp, it's like, you should have been there with us,"Shaw added. The football seminoles should be Where Do You Get Dresses Australia ok without bracy.Four of their top five playmaking receivers from last year are returning.Only rodney smith is gone from the group.He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the minnesota vikings on saturday. Bracy also is the cousin of levonte"Kermit"Whitfield, a similarly fast twosport star from orlando's jones high school.Whitfield signed with fsu in february, and will run track and play football.Unlike bracy, whitfield has been categorized as a football player who happens to run track.Bracy's speed was the primary reason he was on the football field, those familiar with him have said.
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