Three random stories for your reading pleasure:
- In Connecticut, the legislature is considering something called the “Connecticut Student-Athletes’ Right to Know Act”, which would require schools to make public their policies about sports-related medical expenses, standards for scholarship renewals, and the out-of-pocket expenses that scholarship athletes are expected to pay. I don’t see how full disclosure of such things could hurt. But, then again, I’m not from Alabama. (By the way, the article discloses one fact I wasn’t aware of, that the NCAA changed scholarship terms from four years to one in 1973.)
- Trooper Taylor is such a good recruiter that he’s able to enlist Tennessee’s Gerald Jones to help him recruit Gabe Wright to Auburn.
- And Dan Mullen blames oversigning to explain Mississippi State’s mediocre recruiting class: “You hear about how unethical some of those things are,” he said. “It’s hard for me to tell our guys that we’re going to be men of our word, and then I’m not a man of my word during the recruiting process of these young men.”