Re: SEC Football Discussion Thread
Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
Definitely agree that Alabama would be wise to watch out for Albetar, but the article itself is really weak. Of course kids are going to go sign for money once their eligibility is up-- if you're (likely) not getting paid and wanted some extra cash, wouldn't you know where to get it?
It's not illegal, after all, even by NCAA standards to do so.
Too, it's not illegal, as per NCAA standards, for Albetar to contact said players to ask if they wanted a job after their eligibility is up.
As to the second article, meh. Sour grapes about autographs, for God's sake. From his own recap:
I'm not arguing there is any proof of anything here. But all of the elements are there for a perfect storm... The booster who was selling so much signed swagged that Alabama was forced to send the "lawyer" letter which obviously didn't have much effect. Saban's recruiting scruples (or lack thereof) that always has him one step ahead of a new rule... Disgruntled players losing scholarships because of "medical" issues..
All that is missing is a disgruntled player who also overlapped with the rogue booster.... If I was a Bama, fan, this is a guy who would be in my nightmares.
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