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I have seen many guidelines for athletic scholarship. The only objective stipulation is to be enrolled at PSU (for example). The next part is subjective: you need to "be proficient in football". That is it.
Do you understand what objective and subjective means??? I don't think you do.
Mack Brown's only strength is recruiting. That is why Texas has won more games over his tenure than Alabama by far.
Texas - 102
Alabama - 127
Why is that?
looking back over this thread i started to ponder a different view of sorts w/ Assassin like numbers to back my claim.
Texas 8-4 , USC 7-5 , Auburn 3-9
it must be .... "UNDERSIGNING" !!!!
Someone posted numbers from a different five-year period and Alabama's figure was 140. Selective timing indeed.
How about Alabama 1-7-1?
Learn your place.
It isn't. Players who are under 2.0 GPA and ineligible to play still are allowed to have their scholarship.
I know. It must kill you that your only victory EVER against Texas came when we lost our starting quarterback in the first series and had to put in a back up with zero experience. I hope we play another nine times. Who knows? You might squeeze out another victory. 2-15-1 sounds much better. It would be great if you had an academic reputation to fall back on, but you are barely accredited.
said the team that refused to play A&M in a Bowl they couldnt play their way into.
Once a scholarship is renewed each year, it cannot be taken away until the scholastic year ends. Actually, it isn't taken away at that time, it simply isn't renewed. And there is nothing in the language of the guideline (which is basically a legal contract) stating anything about fighting or breaking the law, ect. They would still get the scholarship. Now, they would probably be kicked out of school if it was something serious, but the scholarship itself is still there. The next year it would be gone.
how sweet , the crippled pony story.
Texas refused to play A&M during the regular season. We have never refused to play A&M in a bowl. You are either 13 or a special-needs adult. I'm starting to suspect that it is the latter. Or is you might say, the ladder.
It depends on the guideline. A little known fact is that a "scholarship" for an athlete is usually several scholarships. One player can have 5 (or more) scholarships.
Generally speaking, a scholarship is renewed if the player is still on the team and has eligibility left. But there's the rub. Technically, ANY student who is "proficient in football" is eligible for many of the football specific athletic scholarships, but it is the athletic department who administers them, so obviously, they will only give them to students on the football team. But be clear, there is absolutely nothing in the language of the scholarship stipulating athletic success as a requirement to keep a scholarship.
This post was edited by getmyjive11 16 months ago
Gotcha - thanks
What has changed is that the previous "enrolled" number + the current "signing" class must equal 50. Take the year Ole Miss signed 37. The day they signed, means the maximum that could have enrolled the previous fall is 13.
Before the rule, 37 could sign and it was just matter of making it fit the 25/85. What the effect truly is that you cannot take risk on marginal academic qualifiers and the practice of "grayshirting" has been virtually eliminated. Grayshirting was the practice of deferring enrollment until the next signing class was able to enroll. Meaning signing in February of year "x", but rather than starting school in September of year "x" but delaying until January of year "x+1". However, if somebody failed to qualify then the grayshirt was told he would be placed on scholarship immediately and enroll in the fall. This virtually guaranteed the programs enough insurance to bring 25 newcomers to practice every fall (assuming compliance with 85 number). So you could borrow against the future for risky signees before the rule and not feel the impact. Now, you must wait to recoup the loss until the following class.
So you're telling me that academic standing, off-field troubles, and injuries are subjective?
Sentimore was suspended for shooting fireworks in the athletic dorm.
I'm telling you that none of those things are included in the language of athletic scholarships. If you want them to be, you have to specifically cite the academic standing requirements (not too hard to do), the specific "off-field troubles" that would (very hard to do, next to impossible to cover everything) and the specific injuries (again, very hard to do) that would revoke the scholarship in order to make it object. Right now, it is subjective.
I over sign like crazy on NCAA.
Win or go home.
How many schools' athletic scholarship contracts have you read?
One. How many schools' athletic scholarships have you read?
None, but I'm not claiming to know what is or isn't in them.
Good, so we understand that I am far more credible than you are.
What's not a myth is USC's 2-5 record against Bama.
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