Wednesday morning buffet

Morsels and nuggets, just for you:

  • Zamir White’s teammates are waiting for him.
  • According to the “Madness, Inc.” report, $986 million is spent annually on student-athlete scholarships at these schools to support 45,000 student athletes. That ends up being just under $22,000 per student. By comparison, approximately $1.2 billion is spent annually on coaches’ salaries to pay just 4,400 coaches. That averages out to about $273,000 per coach per year.”
  • In addition to (allegedly) murdering several hookers, Ted Cruz is accused of doing the same to Texas Tech’s national championship dreams.
  • Robert Beal was back at practice yesterday, so running those stadium steps must have paid off.
  • Another state looks at a bill allowing for student-athlete compensation.
  • Alabama and Oklahoma have scheduled a home and home for… 2032 and 2033.
  • There’s only one class in America like this“The conversation started with a question about using plays suggested by prison inmates and quickly shifted to a Valdosta State custodian named Big John who once offered a helpful tip for the school’s offensive linemen.”
  • Just curious — how much of a say-so do you think Fulmer had in the hire of Tee Martin?
  • Somebody obviously doesn’t pay attention to who’s in the stands for those cupcake games:  “(G-Day) is awesome,” quarterback Jake Fromm said. “It’s really better than a home game because you have only your fans there…”
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7 responses to “Wednesday morning buffet

  1. Bright Idea

    I expected Tee Martin to get the OC job at UT but somehow they preferred Chaney at a high price. Fulmer could have certainly influenced the play calling with Tee but likely be in Chaney’s ear too.

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  2. Remember the Quincy

    Re: the Zamir White story, anyone who can’t spell Herschel Walker’s name correctly shouldn’t be a UGA beat writer.

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    • mwo

      I almost posted the same thing this morning when I read the story. Dude lost credibility in a hurry when I saw that.

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  3. Russ

    I really hope Zeus comes back strong. We could use him, and he seems like a great kid, so I hope he has a great career.

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  4. whb209

    In the name of ‘amateurism,’ college athletes make money for everyone except themselves | Opinion…..
    I will not be tricked into making a comment about paying players

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  5. gastr1

    Bet there are a lot of cute chicks in that Mike Leach class.

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  6. UGA '97

    UT is surrounded by leaders who know what championships are all about. Tee Martin, Pruitt, Chaney, Fulmer… TBD though if its the right recipe of coaches.

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