Registered: May 2004
07-07-11 07:53 PM
Quote from emg:
let me ask u this because u are from ohio. Ohio St football team care about money and not about passion to win the bcs championship game. which is it? Is it the other way around?
Understand, ohio st football and basketball teams are the most hated nationwide.
You can tell you don't know what you are talking about.
All college football programs in the US are money oriented. That is the fault of the environment not the players. Most of the players on the other hand are passionate, first and foremost about the game. Most of them KNOW they will go no further than college ball so they play their hearts out for the love of the game. Some are money oriented but if they aren't passionate and focused about their play, they will fail. Winning the BCS Championship is the last thing on the players mind at the beginning of each game. They play, one game at a time for the game itself.
The Ohio State basketball team and Thad Matta are one of the most respected organizations and individuals in college basketball today. The football program, though respected for many many years is tainted by the actions of Tressel and a handful of players that took advantage of the system. A bag of bad apples doesn't spoil the whole truck load but if you don't get them out their disease can spread. Neither team is nationally hated, that is a completely ignorant comment.
LeBron went directly from high school to the NBA for greed and greed alone. Smart players attend college to learn skills that they can use once their sports skills are no longer relevant.