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#1 2018-01-06 14:01:23 - Interesting article on teams moving up to FBS and the issues they face

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Interesting article on teams moving up to FBS and the issues they face

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/co … story.html

"For the University of Massachusetts Amherst, moving into the top echelon of college football looked a lot like going pro.

Robert Holub, then the university's chancellor, announced the change at the 68,000-seat Gillette Stadium, 90 miles east of campus. Just like the NFL's New England Patriots, the Minutemen would play at Gillette, selling more tickets to make up for the increased costs of big-time football. "We promise national excellence and prominence to the citizens of the Commonwealth," Holub said in April 2011.

Watts got hate mail and threats."

The hate mail didn't come from me, but it sure could have.


Bring back Reed V. "Pie" TurkPalmer Eustachy.

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