Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails | SECRant.com
Posted byMessage
beatbammer
Auburn Fan
Member since Sep 2010
15048 posts
 Online 

Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


http://www.wareagleextra.com/2012/02/17/repeal-to-override-multiyear-scholarship-rule-fails/

quote:

A repeal effort to overturn multiyear scholarships like the ones Auburn offered the 2012 recruiting class failed by a mere two votes in the NCAA vote Friday.

Opponents of the rule — Auburn and Florida are the only two SEC schools to offer multiyear deals — needed to get 207 of 330 votes, or 62.5 percent, to overturn the rule and force schools to go back to offering one-year renewable scholarships for the next cycle.

“I am pleased that student-athletes will continue to benefit from the ability of institutions to offer athletics aid for more than one year,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said, “but it’s clear that there are significant portions of the membership with legitimate concerns. As we continue to examine implementation of the rule, we want to work with the membership to address those concerns.”

The rule was passed in the fall, but enough schools raised formal objections that a possible repeal vote was needed. Objecting schools had argued that the tool could be a recruiting advantage for schools prepared to offer the security of a multiyear scholarship. In addition to Auburn and Florida, most of the schools in the Big Ten — including Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Nebraska and several others — began offering multiyear scholarships this season.


Then offer your OWN multi-year scholarships, you whiny bitches.







Back to top
Share:
THEBEARLIVES
Alabama Fan
Boston, MA
Member since Oct 2009
364 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Then offer your OWN multi-year scholarships


Why? So they athletes don't have to earn each year they get? No thank you.






Back to top
Aubie Spr96
Auburn Fan
lolwut?
Member since Dec 2009
13930 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Why? So they athletes don't have to earn each year they get? No thank you.


Seriously? You know that an athletic scholly has all the conditions of an academic scholly right?






Back to top
CapstoneGrad06
Alabama Fan
Alabama: The Real LB U
Member since Nov 2008
42687 posts
 Online 

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


I think that's the point. There are no academic scholarship, at least I'm aware of, that set for four years.





Back to top
T Rey WI
Alabama Fan
Back in the south where I belong!
Member since Dec 2010
2849 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


Why would the NCAA want to mandate an extra benefit to student athletes that is not there for the student body at large? If they make football schollies for 4 years then they should be required to make all of the other sports and academic schollies 4 years as well.

It would be ripping the title 9 pandora box open again.



This post was edited on 2/18 at 4:04 am


Back to top
  Replies (0)
RedMustang
Auburn Fan
Member since Oct 2011
4089 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


There are academic scholarships which are for four years. There is one stipulation-the student has to maintain a specific GPA. I don't know the exact language, but there are also some requirements of athletes to maintain their scholarships. They can't skip practices and workouts and still get the free ride.
To me the four year academic and athletic scholarships are the same. If you work hard and do what's expected, you will have earned a four year scholly.






Back to top
BamasBack
Alabama Fan
Birmingham
Member since Jul 2007
302 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:


SEC Recruiting - Reply

Subject

Message



Markup






Emoticons



More Emoticons


You are replying to the following post:
Posted by Message
beatbammer
Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails
LINK /

quote:
A repeal effort to overturn multiyear scholarships like the ones Auburn offered the 2012 recruiting class failed by a mere two votes in the NCAA vote Friday.

Opponents of the rule — Auburn and Florida are the only two SEC schools to offer multiyear deals — needed to get 207 of 330 votes, or 62.5 percent, to overturn the rule and force schools to go back to offering one-year renewable scholarships for the next cycle.

“I am pleased that student-athletes will continue to benefit from the ability of institutions to offer athletics aid for more than one year,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said, “but it’s clear that there are significant portions of the membership with legitimate concerns. As we continue to examine implementation of the rule, we want to work with the membership to address those concerns.”

The rule was passed in the fall, but enough schools raised formal objections that a possible repeal vote was needed. Objecting schools had argued that the tool could be a recruiting advantage for schools prepared to offer the security of a multiyear scholarship. In addition to Auburn and Florida, most of the schools in the Big Ten — including Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Nebraska and several others — began offering multiyear scholarships this season.


The less desirable programs have to sweeten the pot to get recruits.Even then the results were not very impressive. It will end up biting you boogs in the arse when your 4 year schollys cop an attitude and refuse to go all out in the weight room or on the field and you can't do a damn thing about it without fear of a law suit.This move will guarantee your mediocrity for years to come.






Back to top
AA7
Auburn Fan
Member since Nov 2009
4634 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

BamasBack







Back to top
SoGaFan
Member since Jan 2008
4615 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


UGA will start offering them officially in time for BBall signing period, although this policy has been in place unofficially for years.





Back to top
  Replies (0)
Teague
Alabama Fan
Huntsville, AL
Member since Aug 2007
10888 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


Nothing but a recruiting ploy by AU. But it won't work.

The shitty players will just be benched and will transfer anyway. The only ones that will stay are the ones that don't care if they play or not.

Saban is smart enough to point out to recruits that at AU, your teammates may be slackers. And that all you have to do at Bama is put in the effort and you're not going anywhere.






Back to top
BloodSweat&Beers
USA Fan
One Particular Harbor, Fl
Member since Jan 2012
3445 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


I am glad my school gave out the 4 year scholarship. Bama fans are in favor of year to year.

I don't think it will impact recruiting because a 17-18 yr old kid will think that they will not get their scholarship renewed.

BTW- UF had plenty of slackers on one year scholarships that would get renewed.






Back to top
Smash Mouth Tider
Alabama Fan
Member since Sep 2011
2466 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Bama fans are in favor of year to year.


I like the four year plan myself, but it's not a big deal to me.






Back to top
  Replies (0)
CapstoneGrad06
Alabama Fan
Alabama: The Real LB U
Member since Nov 2008
42687 posts
 Online 

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

To me the four year academic and athletic scholarships are the same. If you work hard and do what's expected, you will have earned a four year scholly.



Which is my point. If you meet the requirements, whether it "four year" or "year-to-year", you'll remain. I don't see what all the fuss is about. I was on an academic scholarship at Alabama. I lost it after my first year. Luckily I improved enough to regain it.






Back to top
  Replies (0)
joeyb147
Auburn Fan
Member since Jun 2009
9755 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Nothing but a recruiting ploy by AU.



I know it's hard for you to look beyond AU when it comes to this kind of thing, but over 70% of the SEC voted in favor of this as well.






Back to top
Roaad
LSU Fan
Bushrod Owns
Member since Aug 2006
52267 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails
I like the rule.

Gives smaller schools a pitch.






Back to top
  Replies (0)
memphisplaya
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2009
74127 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Bama fans are in favor of year to year.


They can think for themselves? I thought Saban made all their decisions.






Back to top
TreyAnastasio
Michigan Fan
Bitch I'm From Cleveland
Member since Dec 2010
44295 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


Memphisplaya from downtown

YESSSSSSSHHHHH

And it counts!






Back to top
  Replies (0)
Alahunter
Alabama Fan
Member since Jan 2008
84976 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

but over 70% of the SEC voted in favor of this as well.


Presidents. The coaches were almost unanimously against it.






Back to top
memphisplaya
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2009
74127 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


We got yo back on this , Bama.





Back to top
  Replies (0)
blzr
UConn Fan
Bham
Member since Mar 2011
17865 posts

re: Repeal to override multiyear scholarship rule fails


quote:

Nothing but a recruiting ploy by AU. But it won't work.



Yep AU is the only one that voted for this get over your obsession.






Back to top


Back to top