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Nothing against Saban, but he did say he didn't like the NFL because there was too much parity.
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#thepoors? What is that? Look I get it... you're some snooty biatch from Cali who attended USC and enjoys 50 shades of gray while you're on your boat eating sushi thinking about how great you are. If you think USC's athletes are all geniuses then I don't know what to tell you. Everyone outside the SEC cares about both? You just sound like another jelly SEC hater imo.
Championships are important sure, but you honestly don't think an education is more important?
Nope never said that. They can still get a quality education at an SEC school. A degree is a degree.
This post was edited by wutang148713 12 months ago
I took that term directly from one of your own...oh, the irony. Throwing it back, in a different context.
Where did I compare our players to geniuses? We all make academic allowances, but it hasn't served us well..considering the kids that were unable to remain eligible due to academics...you get a exception for admittance, not for staying eligible.
Keep thinking that the rest of America is "jelly" over a minor, although fun, collegiate accomplishment....USC has a program that is just as impressive as Bama in football, using other measurables than just NCs....with 1/4 of the effort or fanaticism.
You're right, probably less.
It easy to try to shame the South because of education. But these athletes get an oppurtunity to escape poverty and in some cases neighborhood violence. Many of them work hard to get to where they are. It may not be good enough for Stanford, but its good considering where they come from. Saban's player's graduate. Sure it may not be engineering but they are improving their lives.
I wasn't shaming the south. That's a whole other can of worms.
Where I come from education is #1 priority. So I guess when I hear about a kid from the hood getting a full ride scholarship to play football and basically throw his degree away by leaving early I just don't understand that. I would love to have an opportunity to graduate from college free of charge.
Who gives a crap
I would imagine one maybe two players from Notre Dame's NC team would play for Alabama because they're mostly a bunch of pussies
Then where would you rank Texas A&M's players?
Way ahead of ND for sure
Duh. Would you rate the players above you since they beat you?
Collectively? No. McCarron wouldn't start at A&M over Manziel if that's what you're getting at
of course not
The fact that thes kids get admitted and still flunk out is beyond funny to me. . Getting in is the hard part. As an athlete , Once you are in, flunking out is hard. Seriously, a box of hammers could stay eligible with a little effort.
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Bottom line is at the end of the day NBC wants ratings, that's the reason they chose Notre Dame over all the other 120 teams.
The problem is that "escaping from poverty to the NFL" is what that are pitching and it is really only a reality for 20% of the team - and the funny thing is when the coach and player both realize te NFL is not going to be an option based on talent - the player gets cut "for whatever reason" and then back to the streets...
Grad rates of some schools are embarrassing
Bama's grad rate is good by comparison. Not Notre Dame good (tip of the cap to you), but better than most. As far as NFL goes, if a kids good enough let him go. If you went to school to be a doctor and someone offered you a job making 10 mill a year, you'd be stupid not to leave school.
Only difference is if you get physically injured being a doctor your career really doesn't come to a screeching hault...and neither does your income.
And that SEC school is Vanderbilt. But seriously, people are seriously overstating the admissions standards for ND football players. They offer pretty much everyone that OSU and UM. It is impressive how they give good academic support for their athletes once they are in school though.
wutang is one of the more clueless posters on tBB. Talking out his azz half the time just looking for an argument. I'm surprised he believes half the crap he types. If he does then he's really that stupid, if he doesn't then just a troll.
That's weird because whenever you post it feels like a 15 year old who's not sure what he's speaking of. I'm a troll for sure, but I make sure what I say has some realness to it.
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