Judging from the statement #WeAreUnited released after Larry Scott announced he nuked the 2020 Pac-12 football season, he’s in for a stressful winter.

Screenshot_2020-08-12 Laine Higgins ( lainehiggins17) Twitter

The financial demands have been jettisoned.  Left are health concerns, frustration over having those concerns dismissed and a number of shots at the lack of leadership coming from Scott and his office.  There’s also the promise/threat that they expect a voice in the shaping of whatever comes for 2021.

Like it or not, this is going to be a topic of interest between now and the start of next year, especially if the plug gets pulled on the sport nationally.  There will be a vacuum and you know what they say about vacuums.


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6 responses to “#TheyStillUnited

  1. “you know what they say about vacuums”

    That the best one is a Dyson?

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  2. Got Cowdog

    That they’re abhorred? I can vouch for that. My bird dog (who is a little high strung anyway) is convinced the Roomba was sent directly from hell to steal her soul.

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  3. junkyardawg41

    I have to be honest, I am not educated on what powers conferences have. I don’t think they have the power to preserve athletic eligibility (I would think the NCAA) nor would I think that they provide medical, academic support, etc. (I would think the schools). I would think that in the wake of all of this a a coach would use this as a recruiting advantage. “At school X, we take care of our student-athletes whether they are current participants or not and these are the steps we take.”


  4. FlyingPeakDawg

    The invisible hand behind the players seeking organization will open up too many fronts in their battles. A PA will surely result in endless litigation inevitably creating the legal definitions of employees down the road. What sounds “fair” for the unrepresented kids now will simply turn into another organization that exploits them. This could have all been fixed if the supposed adults in charge had done their primary job…makIng it about the kids, not the money.

    College Football…R.I.P.


  5. willypmd

    How is Larry Scott still employed?