Sports Illustrated:

… Before this rash of arrests, Pitt had no procedure for screening football recruits for past trouble with the law. But after Knox’s arrest Pitt’s athletic department implemented a new policy requiring coaches to seek more detailed background information on potential recruits.

… Pittsburgh had more players in trouble with the law (22) than any other school among SI’s 2010 preseason Top 25.

… Pitt chancellor Mark Nordenberg and athletic director Steve Pederson declined requests for comment…

… [C]ollege coaches are willing to recruit players with questionable pasts to win. More surprising, however, is just how little digging college coaches do into players’ backgrounds before offering them a scholarship…

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One Response to “Can the people interviewed for this article make it any clearer that they intend to do jackshit about this?”

  1. Joe Fruscione Says:

    Just as I was starting to feel slightly optimistic yesterday after hearing that BYU suspended a top player for the rest of the season, due to violations of the school’s honor code….

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