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Posted on: March 21, 2020 at 17:15:40 CT
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Smith, Ronald A., "Pay For Play, A History Of Big Time College Athletic Reform", Chicago, IL, Univ of Illinois Press

My recollection is that:

1. The NCAA had freshman eligibility rules, requirements a frosh had to meet in order to be play as a frosh, essentially a minimum core curriculum in high school with a minimum gpa in the core curriculum and a minimum test score.

2. The policy in #1 was criticized as being discriminatory against minority athletes.

3. What was commonly referred to as Prop 48, a provision that allowed schools to award athletic scholarships to incoming freshman who failed to meet the requirements set forth in #1, but did not allow the student athlete to play as a frosh was adopted in the mid 1980's and hung around till about 2010.

4. My recollection is the Nebraska, KU and KState all made substantial use of the modified policy.

5. It is also my recollection that the Texas-Nebraska dispute arose shortly after the formation of the Big XII, i.e. within the first five years or so of the formation of the Big XII in the mid 1990's.
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I think being in the Big XII conference ruined - Ozland Tiger LSU - 3/20 23:02:07
     Tv deals are a very big deal we fans at Mizzou - justwinbaby KC - 3/22 18:29:04
     We're closer than we are farther apart - Guinny_Ire MU - 3/22 17:55:45
     I love how the high and mighty LSU fan comes here and - ToTheFinishLine MU - 3/21 20:58:55
          I don't take it that way - Guinny_Ire MU - 3/25 15:02:43
     Revisionist History - ScottsdaleTiger MU - 3/21 14:21:57
          MU talking with the Big 10 and then SEC was not - alwaysright MU - 3/21 19:23:37
               || this close to SEC year prior had A&M not gotten cold feet - dewey9 SMS - 3/23 14:24:10
               2010 was well publicized, but there was also contact in 2011 - ScottsdaleTiger MU - 3/21 20:25:41
          kudos(nm) - tmcats KSU - 3/21 17:50:47
          Accurate except MU was offered before the nubs and said... - BandG MU - 3/21 17:44:13
          it was over broadcast rights not prop 48 (nm) - SwampTiger MU - 3/21 17:23:58
               Partial qualifier issue came first - ScottsdaleTiger MU - 3/21 17:39:27
                    that was at the formation of the Big 12 (nm) - SwampTiger MU - 3/22 09:37:44
          Excellent summary. Thanks - samclemens MU - 3/21 15:28:30
          This is revisionist history. Prop 48 was gone at the - TigerMatt STL - 3/21 14:39:48
               I recall that at the formation of the big 12 - justwinbaby KC - 3/22 12:41:18
               See the following: - ScottsdaleTiger MU - 3/21 17:15:40
                    By 2010, prop 48 was a dead issue. Nebraska left because - alwaysright MU - 3/21 19:46:08
               Exactly - the stuff this guy come up with is laughable - Genco98 MU - 3/21 15:18:41
                    Try Stanford, Cal, USC, UCLA and Udub (Washington) - ScottsdaleTiger MU - 3/21 18:00:36
                    Yeah, that was the first I've heard of Mizou - BigDave MU - 3/21 16:50:42
     The Big 8 was great. The Big XII was a **** show (nm) - 90Tiger STL - 3/21 13:39:04
     pandering(nm) - tmcats KSU - 3/21 10:03:39
          The pot calls the kettle. Or I dare you to tell me its not - Nohawks KC - 3/21 10:48:29
               He is right in this case(nm) - Genco98 MU - 3/21 12:07:14
               i've been called many names here but never a panderer(nm) - tmcats KSU - 3/21 11:53:13
          lol - Cosmo MU - 3/21 10:07:51
               indeed(nm) - tmcats KSU - 3/21 11:52:47
     I will never root for Tennessee unless they are playing - Diamond Dave MU - 3/21 09:57:09
     You are being misled by a vocal few - Genco98 MU - 3/21 09:21:20
     Can't argue with that.(nm) - GA Tiger MU - 3/21 08:47:39
     There is a whole younger generation that didn't - mattieo86 MU - 3/21 07:24:32
     What a load of shrimp and grits. - Tony Manero MU - 3/21 07:18:17
          ^^^^^prime example of what TJ Moe said last year. - Grant1818 MU - 3/21 15:53:35
     RE: I think being in the Big XII conference ruined - sarasotatiger MU - 3/21 06:01:51
     SEC fans don't treat us that way, either, though - ChiTownTiger MU - 3/21 01:07:05
          I see it all the time - Genco98 MU - 3/21 14:27:03
     Most fans are delighted with the SEC move. - Newcatbirdseat MU - 3/20 23:08:16
          I love the SEC - Guinny_Ire MU - 3/22 18:06:57
          The move killed our b-ball program. Nm - ClassicTiger MU - 3/20 23:36:28
               you're conflating correlation and causation (nm) - 90Tiger STL - 3/21 13:40:30
               silly - MizzouAstro MU - 3/21 10:14:23
               Poor ADs and poor hires killed the BBall program - MoGold MU - 3/21 01:17:06
               Well actually Kim Anderson killed our basketball - Newcatbirdseat MU - 3/20 23:59:31
                    You misspelled Mike Alden(nm) - escalade MU - 3/21 10:18:17




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