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    Special Admits - Football Players

    I thought this was just an interesting chart for everyone to see. This is absolutely crazy; I also see how a school like Cal can be so high seeing that they probably have to bend the rules a lot more to get near the athletes they get/want...

    But hey, at least we don't ruin our moral compass as much as that other school to the east

    http://www.indystar.com/assets/pdf/BG11724397.PDF


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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    I find it pretty hard to believe that Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska, etc. had 0 special admissions. More likely just not fessing up to it.



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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    Quote Originally Posted by ahaselhu View Post
    I find it pretty hard to believe that Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska, etc. had 0 special admissions. More likely just not fessing up to it.
    In the former two cases, when you have a high enough demand (every kid in Ohio and Michigan wants to go to one of those schools) you can afford to be selective. In the latter case, when your overall admissions policies are equivalent to that of a cheap street wh--er, walker, there's no need for "special admissions".

    No surprise at all.



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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    I think it is funny that South Carolina didn't respond. I thought I remember hearing Steve Spurrier asking the university to ease up on admissions restrictions so he could get better players.



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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    Also, there's no standard definition for Special Admissions. The comparisons in the article are pretty much a joke.



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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    Did you notice that they were comparing all different years on this? I am sure they picked the year with the lowest admits.



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    Re: Special Admits - Football Players

    Schools reporting no special admits:.....
    are either...
    A) lying
    B) have extrememly low standards
    C) both


    Last edited by dinger; 09-11-2008 at 12:37 PM.
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