Originally written September 13, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Savannah State Tigers got paid nearly $1 million for an old fashioned thrashing---not once, but twice.  By now we know the story, in two straight weeks, the Tigers were clearly embarrassed getting outscored 139-0 to first Oklahoma State and then Florida State.  All for what? The answer is simple.  The Athletic Director at the small historically black institution wanted to fatten their minuscule athletic department’s budget.  I get it, two guaranteed paydays but at what cost?  How do you think those young men felt going into Stillwater giving up 84 points and then the following week traveling to Tallahassee and giving up 55?  One word . . . HUMILATED! Savannah State’s Athletic Director Sterling Steward needs to be fired.  Period! He even had the bold nerve to say that he would schedule two top flight FBS schools every year for this payout.  Is he crazy?  I tell you what, why doesn’t he suit up in football equipment and run out of the tunnel at Doak Campbell Stadium and see what i...
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