NORMAN, Okla. - Former Oklahoma student-athlete Eric Mensik told HBO's "Real Sports" he received a "Football degree" at OU.
Tuesday, football coach Bob Stoops responded to the story reported by Bernard Goldberg on HBO investigating how some schools are pushing players to academic majors that did nothing to help once their playing days are over.
Mensik, who graduated in 2010, said his degree has not helped him find a stable job.
"I wouldn't imagine that Eric is the only 25 year-old that doesn't have the job he wants," Stoops said. "I don't know if I've ever used my degree.
"You talk to one guy out of the thousands that have been through here? Gabe Ikard, who's just won a scholastic Heisman and who is a multidisciplinary studies (major) and is going to be a doctor when he's finished. And Trey Millard, one of my other captains who graduated in three and a half years and who has postgraduate scholarships. Not all bad."
The segment, called, "Gaming the System," aired Tuesday night on HBO...