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Pecos Helga


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Comment 23 Dec 2010

Best post of the day. 

 

No, we're not going to lose to Akron. 

And Terrell is not Maurice, but there will be the instant comparison. 

 

I would like to say that I went ot OSU on an academic scholarship for a 4 yr ride years ago. Nobody told me what personal items I could sell, whether or what jobs I could hold in the 4 yrs (I worked all 4 as I am from a financially strapped family) etc.  I got a computer degree and went to work for Compuserve.  Nobody ever told me not to have dinner or talk to Compuserve recruiters while I went to OSU, not to accept gifts, etc.  

Needless to say, if you are an athelete, not another scholarship recipient, there are ridiculous additional standards.  And I think a fair amount are unconstitutional.   I hope they all sue.

Yes, I too got a free education based on a God given talent, but I didn't have to give up all my personal liberties, privacy, etc.  No, I'm not making what Terrell will make but I do think anyone who isn't aware this is ALL ABOUT MONEY FOR THE NCAA AND THE COLLEGES AND MOSTLY THE PROMOTION OF A FREE FARM SYSTEM FOR THE NFL are naive at best.

Comment 15 Oct 2010

"A lot of what we’re learning,” Wolverines coach Rich Rodriguez said on the weekly Big Ten coaches teleconference, “we already knew.”  (from Sporting News article)

 

Huh?  God I love this guy.  Hope he's there forever.