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RIP Alabama State athletics

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dixiehack, May 7, 2008.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  2. markvid

    markvid Guest

    How in the world do you rack up that many?
  3. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Years ago, when the men's soccer Final Four was in Richmond for four years, I did a weekly national notebook. One of my bigger notes was on Alabama State, which at one point had a decent soccer program.

    New coach comes in to find out old coach didn't even check eligibility on recruits and most of his roster. When new coach did, he found most weren't even close. Conference threatened the school with all kinds of shit if they just dropped the team, so he was reduced to going to dorms and knocking on doors on game days to find enough players.

    Lack of institutional oversight, I believe it is called.
  4. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Duke must have done something really awful! [/BYH]

    Seriously, that is amazing. Best quote is from the attorney who specializes in NCAA litigation.

    "It could be 1,670 violations," Jackson said.
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    I didn't know Bob Huggins had enough time to ruin that school, too.
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I didn't know Kelvin Sampson ended up there.
  7. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Did Jerry Tarkanian coach at Alabama State?
  8. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Ba-da boom!
    We going to mention EVERY coach who ever got in trouble on here? I didn't know (fill in the blank) was at Alabama State!
  9. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    You know, that's a good idea!
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    That there was a problem is not a surprise; that there were so many problem.... day-um
  11. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest


    Looking better by the hour ...
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