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Dr. Johnny Benjamin

Dr. Johnny Benjamin

Posted: January 13, 2010 08:58 AM

What's Good for the NCAA Player is Good for the Coach

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Read More: Lane Kiffin , Ncaa , Sports , Usc , Sports News

Lane Kiffin is certainly not the first, merely the latest, NCAA coach that chose not to fulfill their obligations and bolted for what they perceive to be greener pastures.

It's the American way. In search of the BBD... the Bigger Better Deal.

I will not add insult to injury by agonizingly recapping the modern coaching merry-go-round but if you're interested in specifics just ask alumnae of: West Virginia, Louisville, LSU and Texas A & M to name a few. And believe me itinerate coaching is not just confined to NCAA football.

Why are big time coaches allowed to break their promises to colleges and universities, players, recruits and their families without penalty?

If a NCAA player transfers to another school they are penalized and must refrain from competition for a season.

Why doesn't the same standard apply to NCAA coaches?

 

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