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Jim Delany Takes The Heat, But He Isn’t a “Moron”

Ncaa_big10logo_300Big Ten Comissioner Jim Delany is taking a lot of heat for the recent reveal of the new Big Ten divisional names and the logo. The criticism is valid for the most part, but to call him a moron and the Big Ten arrogant is just piling on.

I don’t know why there is so much distain for the logo or the division names.  Granted “Leaders” and “Legends” is corny, but honestly who cares.  The logo and the division names are irrelevant, they won’t make a difference when the Big Ten takes the field against the SEC, Big 12 and Pac 10 this holiday season.

JimdelanyThe other issue is the complete trashing of the Big Ten Commissioner.  Jim Delany isn’t a moron.  This is the guy was, like it or not, influential in the creation of the BCS...

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A guy who covered Rich Rod at Tulane weighs in on his Michigan experience.

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It was the morning Chris Scelfo was officially named the head football coach at Tulane University.

Green Wave offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez was in his office, one floor and about 50 feet from where the press conference was taking place. Rodriguez was crying right in front of a reporter.

My opinion of Rodriguez was always high. That day, it was even higher. Rodriguez badly wanted to coach his players. And, when he knew he wasn’t going to get that chance, he didn’t stick to a canned script. With Rich, what you see is what you get.

On the afternoon that Tulane beat BYU to finish off a perfect season, Rodriguez did an on field interview with Harry McCulla for ABC 26. When he and McCulla finished, Rodriguez was carried off the field by several players.

My points are t...

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