Thread: OT: PSU Death Penalty?
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07-22-2012, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Zbynek View Post
It's a LOT more than "just football" dude. You can't just completely eliminate the football program - tens of thousands in Centre County would be affected immediately, losing mass revenue and jobs. Countless businesses would be forced to shut down. Who is the NCAA trying to punish here?

Emphasize transparency, tight restrictions and hand down other sanctions to the administration and management. It's not about "complaining about losing our football" - this is a town that turns into the 2nd largest city in the state on Gameday Saturdays. As a resident of State College for the past 4 years, I know firsthand the possible repercussions here.

If you can't recognize the trickle-down effect of a drastic move like shutting down the football program at PSU, then you're pathetic. This is a stadium that has consistently sold out 108,000+ tickets 8 times a year for countless decades. Do the math.
Right - that's what's important here - the trickle-down effect on State College's economy. I am not going to apologize for not giving a flying **** about that.

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