Dabo Swinney channels his inner Jim Delany on player compensation.
“They may want to professionalize college athletics. Well, then, maybe I’ll go to the pros. If I’m going to coach pro football, I might as well do that.”
Dabo’s not stupid. He can do basic math. At some level, college athletics’ finances is a zero sum game. If schools have to start paying student-athletes real money, there’s that much less in the pot for the Dabo Swinneys of the world.