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Ball State (0-3) to be undermanned against Boston College

Ball State suspends 16 for BC game
September 29, 2005

Ball State's football team will be severely undermanned in its nonconference game at Boston College after nine starters (five defense, four offense) were among 16 players suspended Sunday for obtaining free textbooks they weren't entitled to have, which was deemed a violation of NCAA rules for extra benefits

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Not if the books are hard to

Not if the books are hard to read.

Maybe this explains why Ball

Maybe this explains why Ball State is 0-3. Who the hell recruits blue chip athletes with free textbooks?

They overpaid.

They overpaid.

It's a case of letting the

It's a case of letting the camel's nose under the tent. If you let them have textbooks, the next thing you know they'll be wanting to attend classes.

Regards, Don