I quit watching games at the start of last year. I will catch the highlights on YouTube. I did not watch the GA State decadal. I was really trying to control by blood pressure. It helps. Last September I dealt with thyroid cancer through November. That really put things into prospective...
Plus Legal Fees for fighting JP.
Plus search firm fees.
Plus legal fees for fighting the NCAA.
Jet transportation for trying to replace lost players.
Plus legal fees for fighting suits brought by lower staff members that were fired.
Plus more legal fees and more legal fees.
It's not just Pruitt's buyout that is at stake. UT also fired the whole recruiting department. That is a black mark that will go on everyone's employment history. If they are not guilty or at fault then you have a liability with those folks. They may be "small fish" in some people's eyes but...
In the very early weeks of Coach P's tenure of HC at UT, he was asked in an interview about the importance of the quarterback position. He quickly replied, in general terms, that the position was not any more important than any other position. You all and correct my memory.
I don't believe...
Just the high points. Drugs, gun with no permit, scales, bags, and pot to go in the bags. Plus a minor. Can't sell that in a recruits living room with grandma listening. You can sell it if you are a recruiter for GA or the Tide.
You tell me?