Maybe Chris Hawkins should have signed A.J. to a one-day professional basketball contract with a $1000 signing bonus.
Best of all, he could have framed that, too.
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Wow. That’s actually pretty brilliant.
OK, new plan. We oust Frank Wren in Atlanta. We install a Georgia man as GM. Every Georgia recruit gets signed by the Atlanta Braves.
Take that, Alabama.
Didn’t Colorado have a wide receiver a few years ago that the NCAA wouldn’t allow to be a professional in his other sport which was downhill skiing?
Sort of, but not exactly. The NCAA wouldn’t let him sign endorsement contracts, which is the standard way a skier gets paid.
Does Parker not have endorsement deals, gloves (batting, fielding), shoes, etc…?
Not until he gets done with football. We wouldn’t want him getting in the way of Clemson’s endorsement deal with Nike.
Todays edition of Life is Not Fair, But What Are You Gonna Do?
Don’t knock it; Quincy Carter never would have played if not for this rule. Or maybe…
It genius I say. Basketball contracts all around, eh short guys get baseball.
Professional softball league, imo. No appreciable skills needed, play between May and June
Reason #322,238 that the NCAA and its rules are horrendously broken.
Reason #322,239 that the NCAA and its rules are stupid.
“Those 13 jerseys are going to be around a long time.”-- Brock Bowers, The Athletic, 1/10/23
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