SMU 1985 vs. Auburn 2010 (via The ACC Report)

Wow, it’s REALLY been 25 years since the SMU football debacle? Holy shit…lol
With that in mind–and coming as it does the night before Cam Newton’s “coronation”/Heisman acceptance speech–I present this reblogging of The ACC Report’s take on the parallels between the SMU case and Auburn’s coverup (??) of Cam Newton’s “hired gun” act.
Anyway, it’s a good read.

When ESPN announced a year ago they would air their final 30 for 30 on the rise and detonation of SMU Football in the 80s, who could have predicted how symbolic the timing would be.  The Pony Express examines the SMU cheating scandal and the NCAA decision to use the nuclear option for the first and only time in its history.  The irnony is that the The Pony Express follows the 2010 Heisman trophy presentation where Cam Newton will be named the bes … Read More

via The ACC Report

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