Re: O'Bannon v. NCAA (aka Could Ohio State go D3)
Originally Posted by Brutus
The general university staff isn't seeing a dime from the athletic revenue. That revenue is going to athletic department officials, coaches and the academic/athletic support staff.
The academic advisers do not teach. They simply advise athletes on what classes to take and how to stay eligible.
I have a few friends that are academic advisers at FBS and FCS schools and their jobs should never, ever, be mentioned in the same category as professors. Their jobs, to be frank, are all about keeping athletes eligible. Without betraying confidences, let's just say it's a dirty business keeping guys eligible at the Division I level.
And you've completely missed the point.
Improbus is suggesting individuals are getting rich on the backs of student athletes by identifying ways universities are reinvesting in student athletes. BTW it is intellectually dishonest to suggest I equated an academic adviser and a professor but it is illogical to deny coaching and support staff are not involved in teaching.
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