Thursday, June 2, 2011

Department of gossip, rumors, innuendo and speculation

Steve Spurrier proposed today that college football players ought to be paid a stipend out of the coaches' salaries.  He suggested $300 a game, to perhaps 70 players, $21,000 a game from the coach.  Seven SEC coaches, including LSU's Les Miles, signed his proposal.

Spurrier appears to have intended it as a conversation starter, and as such, it's a good one.  The President of the NCAA, Mark Emmert,  had a strongly negative reaction, calling the idea "the death of intercollegiate athletics as we know it."

Read More

(links to our new url, after the jump)

No comments:

Post a Comment