A conference commissioner’s most important responsibility

I mock Jim Delany now and then for behaving more like the head of programming of a sports network than running a college conference, but the reality is that he’s far from alone in his sense of priorities.

Yeah, you tell me what college presidents care about the most these days.



Filed under It's Just Bidness, SEC Football

8 responses to “A conference commissioner’s most important responsibility

  1. 3rdandGrantham

    Given the contracts are in the eight figure category, frankly I’m surprised the fee was that low. I would have guessed in the 7-10 mil range. That, and IMHO Slive is vastly underpaid, though I don’t exactly feel sorry for him given his nice pad in Ivy.


  2. sniffer

    In the past, the only time you heard a college presidents name in sports circles was when his school was in trouble. They like the money, they love the attention.


  3. Hank

    Well, that reinforces a lot of my thoughts about how a lot of disciplinary decisions have been made. Players on TV popular teams obviously breaking rules get slapped on the wrist, wink, nod. Ratings rule. Can’t make our favorites look bad.


  4. Dog in Fla


  5. Macallanlover

    Oh shit, here come the “climate change” Nazis addressing CFB. Would it help if we agree the climate changes some every day, and has seen cyclical changes since the beginning of time? Big Brother always knows what is best for us and doesn’t hesitate to dictate how we should feel about how we live our lives. Go the hell away.


    • Perhaps you should re-read the Tweet, Mac. Then you can do your best Emily Litella impression. 😉


    • Dog in Fla

      “Oh shit, here come the ‘climate change’ Nazis addressing CFB”.

      Somebody’s said it before and next time we’re on a losing streak, they’ll probably say it again regarding the higher temperatures in Jacksonville around Halloween