As you know doubt have heard, Michigan punter Will Hagerup was reinstated to the Wolverines about an hour or so ago. He was suspended for the Outback Bowl, and he’ll miss the entire 2013 college football season. The Michigan punter will have one season of eligibility remaining in 2014.
Why so many games? “Violation of team rules.” Ah yes, my old friend “violation of team rules,” the college basketball and college football answer to “lower body injury” or “upper body injury” in hockey. An arcane, mystifying phrase.
Hey, at least college football teams send you press releases about injuries, suspensions and reinstatements.
Professional teams send you….stuff about charity work, self-promotional ticket sales crapola, self-glorifying “news” about awards that no one cares about and well that’s pretty much it. Pro team media mailing lists are pretty awful; they’re paranoid about controlling the message and offer you next to nothing in true information.
Don’t even get me started on spor