Big 5 Autonomy & Possible Creation of Division IV
If the NCAA decides to not give the Big 5 autonomy, expect them to separate from the NCAA and create a Division IV that will redefine college athletics and the "student" athlete as we know it.
Walty, this is what you've been waiting for.
GeorgiaOwl saidNow, how Wake and Duke and Vandy and Northwestern and Iowa St and …. are all considered "Majors" as compared to UCF both in terms of success AND enrollment I will never get, just been around longer!Posted On: Jul 14th 2014, 10:46 PM
They were pulled in to the big boy programs because of academic reputation. It was to make the money hungry football conferences look like they care about academics.
I didn't hear his speech but seriously, get the [email protected] over yourself Slive. I'm sure when Churchill was rallying a country back from near defeat by the NAZIs or Mandella was willing to die fighting Apartheid they were thinking how it was shockingly similar to the SECs desire to be able to give bigger scholarships.
teambeer said…I'm sure when Churchill was rallying a country back from near defeat by the NAZIs or Mandella was willing to die fighting Apartheid they were thinking how it was shockingly similar to the SECs desire to be able to give bigger scholarships.Posted On: Jul 15th 2014, 7:36 AM
Big 5 Autonomy
Rick saidCan't see it passing…too much power loss for the NCAA, and other programs.
Besides, this is a just an attempt at stopping the gap closure that has obviously been taking place due to social media and recruiting trend shifts.Posted On: Jul 14th 2014, 4:28 PM
The rich just got richer.
What is interesting is it allows all schools to adopt their rules, but there is no way we can afford some of these things that a UCF or USF probably can.