School needs to make up their mind

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  1. cuzjacket

    cuzjacket Varsity Lurker

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    Are they going to let the football program compete or not. Either compete or drop to FCS. Can't continue with the status quo. Embarrassing!
     
  2. coit

    coit Posting at a high level

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    Hey, here's a new topic.
     
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    There is the first one.
     
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    They already made up their mind. What you are watching is the product 11 years after starting their new academic requirements program for SAs.

    What the program and admins need to decide is do they see enou declining support and revenue to actually change back to slightly looser requirements. And they haven't and so they won't.

    So it's status qou. Get used to it. I have. I am watching other games and have been after 7-0 when it was evident how bad this was going to be.
     
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    BainbridgeJacket A rare combination of humility and genius

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    Yup. This. I dont care. At least I have Texas to pull for. They give a ---- and will be back sooner rather than later. It may take us decades to put the program back together.
     
  9. eaglejacket98

    eaglejacket98 THWG!

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    They made up their mind when they left the SEC.
     
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    OMFG....really!??!?!
     
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    "It is what it is."

    "If I knew the answer to that.."

    "That's why you play the games."

    "We need to pass it to see what's in it."
     
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    Things are bad but I would never support going to FCS or dropping UGA from the schedule. We just have to get better.
     
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    If we get an invite from the B1G, I hope that invite comes with a requirement that we loosen up admissions for SA. I hope that is the price the Hill has to pay to get into that academic circle; otherwise I don't see it happening.
     
  15. andrew

    andrew Bobby Bonilla's Financial Planner

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    Why do people always say stuff like this? It's quite clear that we've already made up our mind that we're not going to allow our team to compete on the level of schools like UGAy.

    Nor should we, frankly.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I777 using Tapatalk 2
     
  16. beej67

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    I don't see why not. They already made academics easier over the past decade. We might as well get the good football team with it as a bonus.
     
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  18. andrew

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    All comes down to how much easier you think we'd have to make it. There's a world of difference between making academics easier to improve academic reputation (as paradoxical as that sounds) and making them easier to improve football.
     
  19. ramblinwise1

    ramblinwise1 beware the zealot

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    The school does need to decide. There is absolutely no reason we could not dumb down one of our existing majors and drop the standards some to put the athletes in. It will have no affect on our reputation at all. This is exactly what every other school ahead of us on the top university list does to have competitive athletics. Notre Dame admits Rhodes scholars and dumb jocks side by side and nobody thinks the worse of them for it. As does Duke for bballers.

    In fact, most schools that DO try to excel in athletics reap benefits overall. National championships bring students who want to be part of the experience, increase enrollment, etc.

    Unless of course you think our academic competition is MIT, Cal Tech, Johns Hopkins etc. in which case your position should be to do away with athletic distractions altogether.
     
  20. etc79

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    I could not agree more....and by the sounds of another poster on here...it sounds as if our admin has decided we should move more toward the MIT, Cal Tech side then embracing the legacy that is GT football....I am very disturbed and angry given the money me and my family give this great school....