Not coming soon to a SEC Network outlet near you

The next time somebody whines in your presence about why college professors and administrators make less than football coaches, point them to this handy FAQ from the SEC Network:

20. Will there be academic programming?

There are no dedicated blocks of academic programming planned at the outset of the network, but there will be opportunities to promote the academic and research accomplishments and reputations of SEC institutions within the live event programming of the network.

C’mon.  I sat through some pretty riveting lectures in my day, let me tell you.  Of course, maybe that’s just me.

They could always cut the baby in half by creating a reality show that follows a few athletes around as they go to class and work with their tutors.  Call it “The Sausage Factory”.  No?

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13 responses to “Not coming soon to a SEC Network outlet near you

  1. 202dawg

    The ACC network thought of that idea first. Test runs in Chapel Hill were problematic…

  2. toggle

    There’s a difference between education and entertainment.

    We can all sign up for a MOOC (massive open online course). There are some really good ones out there – https://www.coursera.org

    Which reminds me. When (t)ech offered a MOOC in on-line learning, the course crashed. Hahahahahaha! Nerds … can’t even handle their own neediness.

  3. NSA in Utah

    So no Jim Harrick Jr.”Basketball Strategy” class?

  4. Hogbody Spradlin

    Riveting? Oh sure buddy.

  5. Erskine

    Nick Marshall starring in To Catch A Thief, or Jadaveon Clowney in the Fast and Furious.

  6. Noonan

    Late night Entymology please.