Lemme see if I’ve got this straight.
- If Nike paid Kyler Murray $4,761,500 for his endorsement, the NCAA would declare him ineligible to play college football.
- If Oklahoma paid Kyler Murray $4,761,500 as its starting quarterback (assuming it could — stay with me here), that would be disastrous for team morale, as each offensive lineman would be consumed with jealousy because he wasn’t getting the same check.
- If the Oakland A’s pay Kyler Murray $4,761,500 and he starts for Oklahoma as its quarterback, it’s all good.
Amateurism romantics, help me out here. In what world does that make logical sense?