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08-19-2014, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Baggers View Post
Paying Nick Saban $7 million per year to lie to the families of underprivileged, economically disadvantaged, athletically gifted teenagers through selling the hope of a professional pay-day that is realized less than 2% of the time. The myth of the free education is just that - a myth. Most of the players that are granted athletic scholarships either lack the fundamental academic skills to succeed in a higher education environment, or lack the requisite time needed to perform well in their chosen area of study.
I agree with most of this but the lack of time needed to study is such a lame excuse for the players... Tell that to the players that are starters that are still able to get degrees while maintaining high GPA's, and not just something like communications.

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