The University of Missouri has woken up America to realize the potential of its athletes. Hunger strikes and hundreds of students protesting for months sends a strong message. But when a group of athletes come together to make a statement? Game over.
I am writing you an open letter for more reasons than to just shower you with accolades and encouragement in your current struggle. I am writing to implore you to consider transferring to any of the FCS Division HBCUs. I am imploring you to do such a thing for several reasons.
Now former University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe -- in a moment of rare candor for someone who just fired himself -- admitted what has been probably one of the worst-kept secrets at American colleges. His words: "Racism does exist at our university, and it is unacceptable."
Steve Spurrier's squad is averaging 36.8 points-per-game while allowing 36.0. Accounting for competition, South Carolina evaluates as having a top 20 run and pass offense from an efficiency standpoint.