There are many reasons I don’t indulge in unofficial speculation about whether a particular player is academically qualified, but I think I’ve discovered another one – if Big John Jenkins told me to mind my own business, I believe I would.
“I’m to blame for that, too. I’m the head coach. I’m responsible for our performance,” Smart said Thursday. “I respect coach Chaney a lot, the way he’s handled things with you guys yesterday but also with our players more importantly. He owns up to them with them.” -- AJ-C, 12/29/16