If they become viewed as employees or temporary contract employees, they will be taxed for the value of their scholarship and given a W2 or 1099.
Saban wouldn't be a good drinking buddy because he doesn't drink.
It's funny chas9 considering the Walmart orange walking around. You know, the UT fans wearing 3 different shades of orange gear.
Remember in recruiting the big dogs walk late. UT will finish no better than 4th or 5th in the conference.
It's funny considering liberals like Bennett think they're superior.
It will be interesting to see if Jones can win at a program which he has to rebuild. His previous stops were at programs where the previous coach had success and left for another job.
Saban was actually Mal Moore's first choice but was pressured by some boosters to offer Rodriguez since they did not want to wait until the Dolphin's season was over to talk with him.
David Carradine - Death Race 2000
On Saban & Alabama. Yes, he recruits top talent but so do several other programs. You fail to mention the key difference with Saban: No one is better at player development.
Lance Thompson is now at Bama so maybe he knows a few weaknesses about the vol-in-tears players — especially quarterback Tyler "Stickman" Bray — that no one else knows.