The worst thing about college football, in one tweet

If a kid died on my watch or yours, we’d be in some real hot water.

At Maryland, it’s grounds for a big check and no hard feelings.

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20 responses to “The worst thing about college football, in one tweet

  1. MurphDawg

    How are there not criminal charges for negligent homicide?

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  2. Derek

    Accountability is for thugs.

    Real Americans get a severance package instead.

    The players should have been required to sign a NDA.

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  3. Spur 21

    Do I understand this correctly – he gets $315 K and walks away free. Can anyone go after this turd legally?

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  4. Texas Dawg

    If I’m reading this correctly, that just settles any civil actions between Court and UM. It does NOT prevent the parents from going after him or the university nor does it protect him or the university from any criminal actions should the state pursue it. This is just the termination of his employment contract however distasteful the settlement is.

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  5. Aladawg

    It’s a great country!

    Gosh this is disgusting.
    Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

    It’s no wonder those not in “The Club” are getting angrier every day.

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    • CPark58

      I agree, it IS a great country! Despite its many flaws like the ones you listed, I can’t think of a better one, past or present.

      I’m just glad there are still some reasonable people out there like us who can look past certain negative aspects of a country or group of people and see the good. I bet you would agree those people who focus on flaws and disregard all the freedoms and opportunities this country provides are annoying and misguided souls.

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      • Aladawg

        I do agree. I do love this country but I also see more and more corruption for those in “The Club”. It is disconcerting at the very least. A human being lost their life and a University pays a guy allegedly involved to go away. I hope the justice system changes my outlook in this case by holding those accountable.

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        • CPark58

          I’m with you.

          There are certain despicable things that happen but worry not, I have a feeling that money will get burned up quick and everyone gets what’s coming to them. Maryland knows they are screwed but would rather refer to him as a former employee through the events of the coming months. As gross as this is, rather than fire him and publicly drag this out over cause they paid for a sharp axe.

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  6. Raleighwood Dawg

    I wonder why Maryland didn’t fire him instead of letting him resign? Possibly waiting for the internal investigation to complete, I assume? I realize we don’t have access to his contract details, but is it safe to assume that because he resigned he was able to get the $315K? Maybe some of you lawyers can speak to these questions. One other thing that bugs me … his resignation letter doesn’t sound genuinely remorseful considering the fact that a young man died while under his training regimen. Sickening!

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    • Dolly Llama

      Like it that he left those two big red exclamation points on his handle for this tweet. Must be his trademark.

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  7. DoubleDawg1318

    How is he entitled to any money? His resignation should mean he voluntarily surrenders a right to the cash. Can someone tell me why this is not the case?

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  8. CPark58

    Maryland may have paid him $315k to go away but if Urban Meyer survives because of this news cycle, he’ll owe him a lot more than.

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  9. sniffer

    Is it possible for an event like this Maryland tragedy to cause a football (or basketball) program to be closed down? What would have to happen?

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  10. DaddyRichATL

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-spt-maryland-dj-durkin-big-ten-scandals-20180813-story.html

    “Meanwhile, athletes from Michigan and other schools are under investigation for possibly violating NCAA rules by selling their shoes.”

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