Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
December 22, 2011
Does College Football Make Students Dumber?
Does a winning college football team make it’s students stupid? Maybe. At least the men. That’s the conclusion you could reach after reading a study released right at the beginning of the college bowl season by economists at the University of Oregon. The researchers examined the grade point averages of the student body at the University of Oregon and compared...
March 3, 2011
Crooks Playing College Football
Just what kind of student athletes are playing football in this country? Sports Illustrated and CBS has teamed up to produce an alarming special report that attempts to answer this question: Special Report: Criminal Records in College Football. In putting together this series, SI and CBS conducted 7,030 background checks on 2,837 players who were on the rosters of SI’s...