[quote=“timauman, post:5, topic:3021”]At the moment, I can’t really disagree with it. Some coaches seem to fear that players will game the system. In order for a player to become a ‘free agent’ as the opponents call them, they must first obtain their degree. I believe education is buried somewhere in the goal of college athletics. If a player can game the system by getting even more coursework on the team’s dime, I’m all for it.
In fact, the biggest downside that I can see is that some coaches will intentionally hinder player’s coursework.[/quote]
Funny how the coaches disagree with it. After all, they can pack up and leave with no penalty. Why not the kids? timauman and Lar are right, how could this rule, which benefits a kid who did it the right way and got his degree, be a bad thing?
After all, the ironic thing is that another thread talks about “carefrontations” . So how does McCaffrey have the gull to say…
I'm a firm believer[b] if a guy's at one place and he's being treated the right way and he's having a great career, he shouldn't have the option to go somewhere else[/b]."
....but it's OK to tell a kid to take a hike if he's not producing?