Pete Carroll - "It's just so out of whack"

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

Pete Carroll has some thoughts on the NCAA

Pretty good read from Bruce Feldman this morning that quotes former USC head coach Pete Carroll on the mess that is the NCAA.

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"It's just so out of whack," added Carroll, whose son Brennan is a Miami assistant coach. "It's so obvious that it is. It's just a matter of, will somebody pursue it and go after it? This has been an institution that has operated under some level of respectable protection for so many years. That's not OK any more. They have to do something about it."

The "they" ideally would be member institutions coming together to protect each other from a process so flawed and inconsistent, he said.

Asked if he sees hypocrisy in how the NCAA has been operating by charging schools for "lack of institutional control" when it seems like no one is watching over the NCAA and exerting control, Carroll said, "The whole system needs to be re-evaluated.

"It's just not right, and it's not OK for an NCAA to take down institutions of higher learning. That's not how this should go. That should not be the target. There should be other ways to go about it. To do what they've done to Penn State and to do what they've done to other schools and what they've been doing to Miami after all of that mess with the NCAA's investigation of its own investigation and it coming to light how the NCAA staff has operated, it begs for deeper investigation and a big-time investigation.

"We didn't know anything (about the NCAA's investigative process). I hadn't talked to those guys in years. We hadn't heard from those guys. They never talked to us. It was around three and a half to four years before I heard from them. People were like, 'Why weren't you in the know of what has happening?' It's because they never talked to us. We didn't know what to do about it."

Carroll is being nice in his comments.

I have a few more choice words but I will refrain.

I like that Pete Carroll is being vocal and rational in his comments. The NCAA's house of cards is going to come crashing down, there are just too many issues there for it not to happen.

At this point I know it sounds like a broken record but I say just keep hammering them...or we could use the NCAA's rationale when they said that if Nevin Shapiro said something twice the NCAA considered the story corroborated.

Turn about is fair play....

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