The System

The System

The Glory and Scandal of Big-time College Football

Book - 2013
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A revelatory account based on the authors' unprecedented access to the NCAA's highest-level programs throughout the 2012 season describes its high-powered system of billion-dollar television deals, high-priced coaches, football "hostessing," castoff athlete-students and paid test takers.
Publisher: New York :, Doubleday,, [2013]
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ℗♭2013
ISBN: 9780385536615
Branch Call Number: 796.33263 BEN NVD
Characteristics: ix, 416 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Keteyian, Armen

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george0819 Oct 08, 2013

This is purportedly a book about the seamier side of college football...not really so ! Of the larger exposes, Leach @ Texas Tech; OSU and tats and Sandusky/ PSU, all have been covered in better and greater detail, elsewhere. As to the "run of the mill", though by no means acceptable "proclamations", unacceptable athlete benefits, there is no new, nor insightful ground covered. This is essentially "light" college football reading for those into the sport. If you're searching for "inside stuff", this isn't it !

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