Re: Penn State / Jerry Sandusky Pt. II
Originally Posted by improbus
The football program funds the entire Penn State athletic program. If the football players themselves have nothing to do with the scandal, then the Volleyball team has even less to do with it. The Death Penalty for football would eliminate not just those 85 scholarships, but probably hundreds of other scholarships as well as coaching jobs, etc... I actually think the penalties are about right.
Then we have the "Well, we can do anything here in the football program because all these people depend on us" type thing, which seems to be what happened.
To me, you put an end to them for awhile and then everyone else suffers, and then they can make sure that when they fire things back up, they behave themselves now that they realize the damage they've done.
Perhaps this punishment is worse than the death penalty- I'm not an NCAA guy, so you all probably know better than I do.
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