In season it's not uncommon for them to spend at least 40 hours a week, often 50 or 60 hours (on their sports). These guys do it willingly because they believe they can win the lottery and become a high-paid pro athlete.

Other high school associations are watching it very closely, ... This case might not do it by itself. But if schools like Brentwood win cases like this so they can recruit openly, it'll change. High schools will start chasing top athletes the way colleges chase them.

You've got to admire the guy, coming into this very tough system and figuring out how to beat it.

A four-year party -- one long tailgater -- with an $18,000 cover charge.

The most authentic documentary film ever made was him choking Neil Reed. I can't imagine ever topping that.

They're sort of merging in terms of football emphasis. They've not only fired coaches who have gone to bowl games, but it's under the same premise. They don't think it's good enough to be in the top 10 or 12. They believe they should be in the top four or five - every year.

There are schools that would like to pay the players. If this suit was successful, I could see it opening up enormous number of lawsuits and radically changing college sports. If the NCAA is found to be a cartel and guilty of antitrust, the closer we'll come to day they have to pay the athletes.

It seems to me he's doing this in part to rehabilitate his public image. He claims he doesn't give a damn, that he doesn't read negative articles, but [when he coached at Indiana] he always knew when a reporter had written negative stuff and he would scream at that reporter. Contrary to his public [stance], obviously he is a person that cares a lot about what's said about him.

Rockne returned home [from Pittsburgh] exhausted.