OK, there’s not a lot of “highlights” for DSU, but our Paul Parmelee did a great job shooting the action for us. So, enjoy his work, and a snippet from the DSU locker room after the game.
OK, there’s not a lot of “highlights” for DSU, but our Paul Parmelee did a great job shooting the action for us. So, enjoy his work, and a snippet from the DSU locker room after the game. It in the right column.
You’ll see more of the “behind the scenes” stuff on “First” this Friday night at 10.
Also, more scolding of DSU by the national media from Sports Illustrated. You got my thoughts on all this already at the end of this post. All I can add is that Kansas State spanked Texas A&M 62-14 in a Big 12 game Saturday and, in the NFL yesterday, New England demolished Tennessee 59-0 in the snow. It can happen any time, any place. Sure, DSU went in knowing this was the likely outcome – and yes, they did forfeit a game to do so, but at least, DSU netted 450 thousand dollars for their effort and their players can smile that they had a chance to play in the Big House years from now. No such warm fuzzies for Texas A&M and Tennessee (although the NFL is always making money – so I guess I shouldn’t really include “the League” in this discussion).
Bottom line, DSU has already acknowledged its mistake regarding the forfeit and paid for it ( in a fine to the MEAC). It’s not like they are saying they will gladly foreit another league game if another big school dangles a check in front of them. They’re just going to what everyone else does – look for suitable money games and take them. Nature of the beast.