Can Notre Dame continue to be a College Football powerhouse with their tough academic standards?
I say no. They need the Stanford model and forget about national championships. There's nothing wrong with that. With the cheating scandal that was revealed this week and four players suspended, their hopes for the new playoff system are done. In today's environment, you can't sustain both academic integrity and football prowess.
I disagree if a student understands there is a certain academic expectations to meet than it makes for better recruits, quality players, better individuals by sticking to academic integrity. More to life during and after football. I think schools such as Notre Same can still contend as powerhouses.
Are ND academic standards higher than Stanford? I really doubt it. Stanford has great success in football. The academics excuse by ND is a crutch they have long used and will continue to use. Even Duke has success now. ND is a victim of their own success in that they have a sense of entitlement based on the past. You have to work for what you get in college football. Somewhere along the way, ND lost sight of that fact. I really thought Coach Kelly was the answer for them. He is a solid coach. But, it appears more and more, he might be in over his head.
by Philip Cooper 4 years ago
Will Germany be the next football (soccer) powerhouse after Spain?Might be a bit late to ask this but the answers could be interesting. I personally believe that they will beat Argentina in the World Cup final and go onto to be the best national team for the next five years.
by nanderson500 5 years ago
For you football fans out there, do you prefer the NFL or college football?
by Mark 6 years ago
Who is the best college football team this year?I say Alabama , but there are some other good teams.
by jaywhite2000 7 years ago
Should college football have a bracketed playoff system to determine a national championship?Frustrated undefeated teams want to know.
by Paul Edmondson 9 years ago
I think Stanford might be playing the best football in the toughest conference in America. Two great wins over USC (see them go for the two points?) and Oregon. I think they need some help, but if they win out, they have a chance at the Rose Bowl.
by PhoenixV 5 years ago
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