VIDEO: '60 Minutes' tackles the role of football programs within the university
Armen Keteyian will provide a report for "60 Minutes" on Sunday night on how a healthy football program benefits its universty as a whole. As CBS says, "Large-scale football programs have become critical tools in a race to raise revenues, bolster images and ultimately, win championships that will attract more students and better players to universities."
We could not agree more. In fact, we wrote the same thing a year ago.
If nothing else, watch at the 1:03 mark as Towson head coach Rob Ambrose addressed his team at halftime of a 17-9 game.
"Any of you sons of bitches that are smiling because you think we did something? I'm gonna kill ya'", said Ambrose. "It's a 15-round fight, not five. Now what the hell are we waiting for? Let's go."