SHAME ON NM Senator Mark Moores. He supported eliminating our nationally recognized men’s soccer program to keep 85 UNM football players on scholarship and waste even more to keep 20 in uniform. Now he wants to follow in the footsteps of those in misguided California and allow UNM athletes to make money from endorsement deals and sponsorships. Players already get free schooling, room and board and medical with their scholarships-unlike most ordinary students who go in debt to go to UNM. Get a reality check Mark!
— Silvio Dell’Angela-guard/LB 1956-59 Rutgers U. No. 20th in nation in 1958 & Lobo Club member
RE. SEN MOORES’ grandstanding bill — it isn’t llegal to pay student athletes, but if you do they run afoul of NCAA rules and NCAA is not subject to your law. If you really want to help athletes use your “clout” by joining others in pushing NCAA for changes.
— Bryan C.
NOW IN THE third season of 500 pound tire flipping and regurgitating, hopefully these Lobo basketball players can make it all worthwhile with maybe 25 wins, a sweep of the Aggies, a conference championship and a post-season NCAA bid?
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