Originally Posted by VanMan
I was listening to the start of the Jim Rome show this morning, and he quoted John L. Smith, former Michigan State coach, saying about Illinois' signings, "Where there's smoke, there might be fire." Rome interpreted it as Smith calling out Zook for cheating.
It works out on both ends - U of I gets the talent, and the players get a head-start on their draft eligibility.
Whether it comes from [the media] or even comes from some fans, who are deservedly upset at a given point, it's really just noise. If we let it affect our decision making, shame on us