Like the poor, bleeding-heart college football writers will be with us always. While their poverty is only sometimes of the physical as well as of the spiritual variety, I think they deserve our charity nonetheless. It must be really hard to devote your life to something that you neither like nor understand. But I don’t think I have ever felt as if sports journos were more disconnected from reality than when they all started complaining at the exact same time about how Clemson’s head coach Dabo Swinney is a meanie butt for not giving a national championship ring to his former quarterback Kelly Bryant, who quit the team in a huff and later transferred after being benched in favor of the more talented freshman Trevor Lawrence.

Ask any normal person about this and you will get the same answer. If you quit a team — stick with me here — you are not a member of it any longer, which means that when the team in question — the same one you left, voluntarily — wins something — a conference championship, say, or a national title or both — and members of …read more

Source:: The Week – Sports


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