About a year ago, Ohio State backup quarterback Cardale Jones sent out this incredibly thoughtful (read: dumb) tweet that made the rounds on the Internet:
“Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain’t come to play SCHOOL, classes are POINTLESS”
[Pat Forde: No one wins in Miami investigation battle with NCAA]
Now, Jones’ tweet has become a teaching a point at Ole Miss.
Ohio State QB Cardale Jones is featured in "The Ole Miss Experience" freshman year textbook. pic.twitter.com/Oyqv1eVgYX
— Matt Barnthouse (@MattBarnthouse) October 21, 2013
Jones’ tweet has become a talking point in "The Ole Miss Experience," a freshman year class, “designed to help you, as first-year students, make a positive transition from high school to college, develop a better understanding of the learning process, enhance your academic skills, acquire essential life skills to ensure your success and to begin your exploration of the career and major that are best for you.”
Basically, a course on - in part - how to be responsible on social media and not say stupid things like Cardale Jones. Because, as we've learned time and time again, once they’re out there, they’re out there forever.
So, now Cardale Jones, who has played in one game in his Ohio State career, will forever be used as an example (and joke) for Ole Miss students.
Thanks to College Spun for the find
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