Today was Senior Day for Baylor’s women’s team, and legendary head coach Kim Mulkey took that as an opportunity to rail against people that have spoken and written negatively about the university in the wake of a scandal involving an alleged 52 sexual assaults by football players over a four-year period. “If somebody’s around you and they ever say, ‘I will never send my daughter to Baylor,’ you knock them right in the face,” Mulkey said (my emphasis added). “Because these kids are on this campus. I work here. My daughter went to school here. And it’s the best damn school in America.” She ended that speech by dropping the mic she was speaking into: But that wasn’t the end of it. It got worse.
Arizona has its replacement for former athletic director Greg Byrne. Central Michigan AD Dave Heeke is set to take the same position in Tucson with the Wildcats, the school announced Saturday afternoon. “I couldn’t be more excited to be part of the Arizona Athletics family. It is truly an honor to be named the new Vice President for Athletics and have the opportunity to return to the prestigious Pac-12 Conference,” Heeke said in a release. “I want to thank Dr. Hart and those involved with the search process for their confidence in my ability to lead one of the premiere athletics departments in the country. This program is about excellence and we will continue to focus on achieving at the very
The best college football recruits in the country choose to play ball at a particular school for two reasons: to win national championships and to make it to the NFL. According to research done by Business Insider, using data provided by the NCAA, through Week 3 of the 2016 season, there are 31 schools with at least 21 players on active NFL rosters. Recent struggles aside, let’s not forget that the Oregon Ducks are only two years removed from competing in the CFP title game against Ohio State.