The Big 12 and the pay-for-play debate
The season of scandal, highlighted by controversies at Auburn, Oregon and Ohio State, all BCS participants, has given way to summer conversations about changing the way college sports operate.
Maybe that's changing the rules.
Maybe it's changing the circumstances.
Should players be paid? Or at least get more assistance from the schools that profit from their efforts?
The Big 12, which has remained relatively scandal-free throughout the past year, has at least one big advocate for giving players a boost.
"It definitely needs to happen," Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville said. "Something needs to be done."
Tuberville doesn't support an outright "pay-for-play" scenario,
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