The end of college football

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Tennessy XO, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    You are right.There is no way to equitably split up money between colleges. OSU, Texas, etc. have more money than God, and some cannot afford it.

    NFL minor league does need to happen, though. Doesn't even have to be 1 minor league team per NFL team.. there could be 15 or so teams, with NFL allegiances intermingled.. For example.. Titans and Jags recruits on one team. a 52 man roster per team.. 26 minor league prospects per team.

    Plus, additionally, the NFL should be able to draft 18 year olds, add a few more rounds into the draft, let them develop in the NCAA or the proposed NFL minor leagues, and can only be called up into the NFL at age 20+.

    That's the way I could see it working. I think there needs to be an in-between land between NFL and on the street. There is nothing now. There are cusp players that deserve a shot.. and athletes who have no interest in education, just football. Why force them to pretend to care about education?

    Let the kids who care about school and representing their school in football play NCAA.. and let the numbskulls who care only about NFL aspirations play in the minor leagues.

    This way, the NFL pays the players, not the schools.
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  2. Tennessy XO

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    The end of CFB as we have come to know it.

    The idea of amateurism and playing for school pride and all that cotton candy BS big time CFB fans spout will be ending.

    The SEC, PAC14, ACC, BIG10 and BIG12 will break away from the other 60 or 70 D1 teams and you will have a pay for play system. It will begin to be about money on the player's side.


    It all depends on this unionizing spreading.
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  3. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    I also like the minor league idea, because it gives NFL teams a deeper pool of players to make their roster out of. Plus, call-ups in mid season would be exciting.

    Minor league prospects could still be traded for picks at any time, or cut if they don't work out. they ought to make it happen, IMO.
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  4. The Hammer

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    The NCAA definition is wack anyway
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  5. Tennessy XO

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    I think your big time schools are on the way to becoming this minor league.

    They should be able to be drafted at 18 and allowed to still sign at a university but that player shouldn't count against the universities scholarships if they have signed a NFL or endorsement contract. They shouldn't even have to go to class.

    If a corner is balling out at Auburn and he is under the Titans farm system and the Titans have their starting nickel back go down in week 7 they should be able to call up the said player from Auburn.

    Sounds awesome.
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  6. The Hammer

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    It could become like pro soccer in Latin America. Where some pro teams are "Identified" with some universities but in reality have nothing to do with them.
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  7. Tennessy XO

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    Yep.

    Titans get Alabama, Auburn and Tennessee.
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  8. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Old Man Tip Jar Donor

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    Well there are too many teams that don't belong in D1 anyway, so that is an improvement.

    I honestly think the SEC should just grab Florida State, VaTech, a few others and break away anyway. There is nothing left for the SEC to prove against the likes of Ohio State and Michigan and PAC fans. Morons like dunce (that laugh at conference fans while supporting 100+ teams as long as it isn't the SEC) will never be able to admit the SEC's superiority so what's the point in continuing to put out the most championships in the BCS era- now BCS playoff era? We all (all rational people) know that any non-SEC team would not fare as well during a season with an SEC schedule.

    Makes more sense for the SEC just to be itself and the SEC Championship will be (and should be) recognized as the most important championship in college football.
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  9. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith LET'S GO PREDATORS!!!!

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    Yeah. I honestly love the idea. Universities should have to deal with it.. simply because they are not the ones having to pay for him.

    The drafts will be very interesting. Because some will draft the dynamite 18 year old for the future, and some would draft the college player who just had a groundbreaking year. This will extend these kids' moneymaking football career dramatically. Gives them 3-5 more years to potentially make money.
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  10. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    And this is where this thread goes from productive to a cluster****.
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