|Mark Emmert is hustling anybody willing to listen to him bruh!"|
Sometimes people say things that make absolutely no sense and most people listening to those same words never dispute the foolishness of them. When NCAA president Mark Emmert handed out the sanctions to Penn State on Monday I really had no problem with the way he handled it. I mean, it could have been done differently but hey, what did you expect? Penn State excepted the Freeh report and didn't dispute the joint. So why should the NCAA have wasted more time and money doing another investigation? I realize that they were to some degree waaaaay out of jurisdiction because it was a criminal case and that it should have been handled in the courts but whatever bruh.
My problem with Emmert was when he made the asinine comments that he wanted to make sure that people don't ever put football ahead of academics on colleges campuses again. Say what? When he said that most people didn't blink an eye and agreed with him without even thinking about it. I'm sorry folks, football is the engine that pulls the entire train on big time college campuses. See most people live in the world of what should be but I live in the world of what is. If Emmert really wanted to live by his words then let's go back to the days when college football games cost $5 to get in the joint and get rid of all of the big time TV and merchandising contracts that these schools sign. Not to mention the video game licensing agreements as well.
Let's have a true playoff in the FBS and get rid of the BCS system or the bowl structure that makes these schools a fortune every year. That way we can make it all about the true reason that these kids are in school and that is to get an education according to you. Most folks don't even realize that the BCS isn't even apart of the NCAA but they allow it to function because of the amount of bread that it generates. If you visit the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indy today you won't see a banner hanging for Alabama winning the title in 2011 because the NCAA doesn't acknowledge it. However, they don't have a problem with the $17 million that the BCS pays out to the schools for playing in the freaking games or all the ancillary bread that is generated during the bowl season. I know some of you cats thought that I was some uneducated schmuck that dropped out of school and decided to write a blog but don't let the lingo fool you! Try and keep up if you can bruh!
If it's about academics how about banning ESPN College Game Day from traveling around to campuses and hyping up the days events. Let's stop building bigger stadiums on these campuses and paying coaches $3 & $4 million dollars a year and get the gym coach to lead the teams out on the field. Also let's get rid of March Madness while we're at during basketball season and tear up the $9 Billion dollars in contracts that the NCAA makes off of the joint. Stop allowing the schools to sell the student-athletes jerseys on campus if it's really about them getting an education bruh!
The fact that Emmert even has a job says that it's been about more than the academics for decades. If it were only about the classroom there would be no reason to have an NCAA office in Indy. The schools could police themselves. Why? Because there would be nothing to police. However, when sports became big time business it ceased to be only about the education. Academics is a by-product of all of the foolishness for those that WANT to take advantage of it. I know Emmert didn't think that the darn near million dollars a year he was making while he was the President at the University of Washington was generated by some cat in the chemistry department. If academics were more important than sports he wouldn't be making $1.6 million as the president of the NCAA!
Let's keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Ain't this the same cat that fired Ty Willingham at Washington for not winning enough football games even though he cleaned up the program?
Stop running game on naive folks that will jump up and agree with anything that SOUNDS good. Just because the professor and the coach work at the same university doesn't mean that they live in the same world. When the professor lectures on Friday there won't be 90,000 people paying an average of $65.00 per ticket to see him or her do their job. It also won't be televised and the final exam doesn't pay the school $17 million(BCS bowl win or lose) at the end of the semester. They won't be charging $35 to park in front of the chemistry building either. So stop the madness bruh!
You're trying to hustle me and I'm not in the mood for a hustle today. I can take the hustle better from the cat at the car wash in the hood because I'm expecting it. I can't take it from a clown in a suit because it's insulting to my hood instincts for you to think you've got more game than I do. I've been highly trained on dissecting the hustle and a cat in a suit from the suburbs doesn't pass the hustlers test bruh.
People don't spend money at the local restaurants and hotels all weekend and buy big ticket items in the bookstore for academic purposes. Football and basketball are both multi-million dollar businesses on these campuses and they build all of the buildings and help to increase student enrollment every year. Don't think for one minute that all of the new freshman enrolling at Alabama & Kentucky this fall are showing up because they liked the classrooms bruh!
Studies have shown that when a school has a championship sports program the following year freshman enrollment goes up by 30%. So the next time you wanna blow smoke, make sure you know who you're talking to. Because everybody listening to you ain't crazy and I'm definitely not falling for the Oakey Doke from a cat named Mark Emmert. Maybe if his name was Lil' Elbow or Potta Man & nem or something like that but not from a cat named Mark bruh!
Holla At Ya Boy!
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