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Big Boosters Call The Shots

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by LightningRod, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. LightningRod

    LightningRod Senior

    Tell us something we don't already know. Is Urban Meyer the next one in the barrel? From the NY Times:

    Big Boosters Call the Shots
  2. strohs

    strohs Go Bucks!

    Interesting to see exactly how much some of these guys give and the power they really have.
    I was also very glad to see we werent mentioned.
  3. BuckeyeBaiter

    BuckeyeBaiter Newbie

    I think college athletics will enter a very dark period. How can you expect the athlete not to put his hand out with this amount of money being thrown around?
  4. MasterBaiter remember in the troy smith thread where people will telling you about the college athletes in the past? players have had there hands out and been taking $ for decades
  5. BuckeyeBaiter

    BuckeyeBaiter Newbie

    yes Otis i know cars and pussy all the way back to the 1940's and 1950's you assclown. I'm talkin multi million dollar free agent coaches with cars, and shoe deals, and country club memberships, and lear jets. Wake up dickhead and smell the coffee. Now it's time to go to church.Now that I've got a warnings level figured I'd better get honest and admit my attendance at church is only for funerals
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2005
  6. IrontonBuck

    IrontonBuck Walk On

    I think it was stated in the media recently that booster contributions make up about 10% of Ohio State's athletic budget. A far cry from the one-third at Florida. Maybe this is where the media latches on to a larger truth: that the problems faced at Ohio State are systemic of the entire NCAA membership, and that Ohio State is honestly trying to do something about it.
  7. LightningRod

    LightningRod Senior

    College Coach Salaries - Gordon Gee Gets His Wish

    I really am happy to see Mr Gee at Vanderbilt.

    Coaches Salaries
  8. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    My sentiments exactly.
  9. Buckeye513

    Buckeye513 Stable Genius

    Quoted for agreement.
  10. methomps

    methomps an imbecility, a stupidity without name

    I think the funniest part is that the article was twice broken up by "Advertisement". How ironic.

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