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Jason Kirk

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College football editor, SB Nation. Co-host, Shutdown Fullback. Editor emeritus, SB Nation Atlanta.

I root for the Falcons and every college football team, but especially ones that don't exist yet.

Twitter: http://twitter.com/jasonkirksbn

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Recent Activity
And all those people then pay the AD, who pays the school president, and so on?
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 4:02p - 1 reply
Would Oregon and Nike want to risk the PR that would be associated with paying athletes far beyond what other schools are paying?
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
So let boosters openly pay players, and then all is solved. :)
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 2:22p - 2 replies
Most define pay-for-play as something more like a salary paid by the school or by the NCAA.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 2:19p - 1 reply
No worries.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 2:17p - 1 reply
Right.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 2:14p
You said "a union came to the players," and now you're saying the players "were rejected at every turn."
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 2:14p
Based on that, it was the athlete side that reached out to the union side first, then.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 1:00p - 2 replies
They certainly can. They can also say things, such as whatever they feel like saying.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 12:59p - 1 reply
Don't think I'm demonizing anybody here (or elsewhere). Think the CFL thing is a very ineffective argument.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 12:57p - 3 replies
Do we know the exact timeline as to when the steelworkers entered the picture?
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 12:53p - 1 reply
"If student-athletes became employees, then there’s no reason to have a regulation limiting eligibility to four years."
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 12:09p - 2 replies
Demolish the New Year's competition by creating a Sugar Orange Fiesta shake.
Commented on 'Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl' officially back: Bowl changing for College Football Playoff on Apr 18 2014, 11:25a
This part ...
Commented on Taking apart the University of Texas AD's 'facts' about athlete unions on Apr 18 2014, 10:53a - 1 reply
I'm not necessarily pro-union either. If the big issues can be solved in another way, then great. But right now, organizing seems like the players' best bet to me.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 9:59a - 4 replies
PEACH BOWL (officially) BACK
Commented on 'Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl' officially back: Bowl changing for College Football Playoff on Apr 18 2014, 9:53a - 1 reply
Plus, if Saban scoops up a bunch of CFL guys, that means better high school prospects for your university.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 9:26a - 1 reply
"Why would Nick Saban suck up to some high school kid when bama could just cut a check to bring in a guy who was developed in another league? "
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 9:23a - 3 replies
That argument is taken into consideration, but I'm not sure how many people who don't agree with it actually believe the threat.
Commented on 5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument on Apr 18 2014, 9:17a - 3 replies
5 responses to anti-union Mark Emmert's 'CFL players' argument
Posted on Apr 18 2014, 8:58a
Florida Gators fan's 'Royals' parody is an exercise in NOPE
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 2:16p
Look, Big Ten fans! An SEC team doesn't know how to punt!
Commented on The Big Ten welcome guide: What Maryland and Rutgers fans need to know on Apr 17 2014, 11:36a - 2 replies
@oracle gif me jason is a giant fucking troll
Commented on The Big Ten welcome guide: What Maryland and Rutgers fans need to know on Apr 17 2014, 11:35a - 1 reply
I'm cool with making fun of the Rose Bowl 364 days a year.
Commented on The Big Ten welcome guide: What Maryland and Rutgers fans need to know on Apr 17 2014, 11:13a - 1 reply
now who else wanna FuCk with Hollywood Co't?
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 17 2014, 11:06a
Hello Big Ten, what is your footprint's best craft beer?
Commented on The Big Ten welcome guide: What Maryland and Rutgers fans need to know on Apr 17 2014, 10:53a - 16 replies
Thanks for reading!
Commented on Six degrees of Nick Saban: How all 128 FBS head coaches connects to Alabama's on Apr 17 2014, 10:28a
Absolutely.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 17 2014, 9:29a
Dee Ford plays piano!
Commented on 2014 NFL Draft: Dee Ford makes music on and off the football field on Apr 17 2014, 8:48a
Western Kentucky also hired an ace recruiter as a head coach and gained access to talent all throughout the South.
Commented on JMU reportedly picks FCS over Sun Belt: Mad FCS-to-FBS rush over? on Apr 17 2014, 8:42a - 1 reply
The 2014 Texas A&M football arrests tracker
Posted on Apr 17 2014, 8:29a
Atlanta hasn't had NFL attendance issues for at least a decade, actually -- similar to Seattle and others in that regard.
Commented on MLS to Atlanta: How this round of expansion looks very different on Apr 17 2014, 8:20a - 2 replies
Hootie Hooligans is unstoppable.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 17 2014, 8:16a
Whatever the name is, it'll immediately get #barves'd by ATL sports Twitter.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 17 2014, 8:16a
Spectacular.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 17 2014, 8:15a
I've read that. Historians frequently disagree with each other.
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 17 2014, 8:13a - 1 reply
Well, I warned you it's a weird fact.
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 17 2014, 8:11a
*despise
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 17 2014, 8:09a
Wish I could tell you how many weeks go by on average between each time I see a Confederate flag around here.
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 17 2014, 8:07a - 1 reply
All WCW connections a plus. Actually ...
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 16 2014, 6:09p - 1 reply
Well, then they just drop the 8 and slide the 7 over.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 16 2014, 6:07p
BTW: Terminus, Legion, and Firebirds are among the actual contenders, it appears.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 16 2014, 5:57p - 4 replies
KICKER MIKE.
Commented on The List: Atlanta-themed name ideas for the new MLS franchise on Apr 16 2014, 5:49p
Until they find another FBS conference, that's very much a potential happening. Let's see where they end up.
Commented on JMU reportedly picks FCS over Sun Belt: Mad FCS-to-FBS rush over? on Apr 16 2014, 4:54p - 2 replies
That story's first comment set a nice, low bar to clear.
Commented on Freedom From Religion Foundation complains about Clemson football program on Apr 16 2014, 3:32p
Weird fact: not all Southerners were slave-holders.
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 16 2014, 3:28p - 1 reply
Not that I'm OFFENDED,
Commented on Columbus Crew fans welcome Atlanta to MLS with Civil War trash talk on Apr 16 2014, 3:25p - 3 replies
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