The AAF, XFL, and the future of college football

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  1. lsutiga

    lsutiga TF Pubic Relations

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    And what does the athlete get if the coach that recruited them leaves surprise no their soph year?
     
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  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Here are the teams, coaches and playing venues. There's going to be a lot of empty seats, even for the Atlanta team playing in 24k seat Georgia State stadium. Interesting that Steve Spurrier is going to be Orlando's coach.

    I think a lot of people will watch a few games to start off just out of curiosity but if the quality of play on the field isn't good people will lose interest fast. The teams that win will gain a small local fanbase and the teams that lose more than they win will have almost no fans to buy tickets or even watch on TV.
     

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  3. APPTiger

    APPTiger Founding Member

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    Looks to me to be what the NBA calls a B League. Basically a farm or development system for big league teams. IF they have some big league financial support and can keep expenses down, they might make it....
     
  4. lsu_dane

    lsu_dane Founding Member

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    My solution is if the college makes MILLIONS of dollars off of these players maybe give them more than room and board and they wouldn't leave early instead of risking injury for a meaningless game.
     
  5. GiantDuckFan

    GiantDuckFan O the Joy

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    you want to totally end college football as we know it?
     
  6. locoguano

    locoguano Founding Member

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    Most of college football and half of the NFL is shit and painful to watch because of the lack of serviceable QBs. Unless these leagues go college spread style and use running QBs, it will be no better than NFL Europe.
     
  7. MikeInLa

    MikeInLa Veteran Member

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    Hell, the only other football I have paid any attention to is the LFL. Those ladies get pretty crazy LOL

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  8. lsu_dane

    lsu_dane Founding Member

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    Would giving players a small percentage of the massive profits colleges make off of them really end college football as we know it?

    Since the days of Bear Bryant players have been getting paid under the table. What I'm calling for is to move it above board and help regulate it.
     
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  9. mctiger

    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    Looking at that chart...I don't know how the NFL association with each team is supposed to work, but seeing as the team associated with the Saints also has LSU as one of its principle college draws, I doubt the Saints will take advantage of whatever benefit they're supposed to gain.
     
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  10. lsu-i-like

    lsu-i-like Playoff advocate

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    Or just pay the players who get hurt who’dve made a bunch of money otherwise. I’m guessing it’d be a drop in the bucket.
     

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