Ballerific Sports: University of Southern Mississippi Head Coach Buys Senior Players New Suits

University of Southern Mississippi college football team held the longest losing streak (23 games) in college football. The team beat UAB in their rivalry game this season and finished with a record of 1-11. Head coach Todd Monken awarded his senior players with new suits to wear for job interviews at their football banquet. Some of these guys may get drafted, but majority of them will be new faces in the job industry. This is a great gesture of Coach Monken and it is not a violation of NCAA rules. 

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Comment by Esmine Riggins on December 10, 2013 at 10:56am

Oh wow, I don't know how to feel. I would be offended. Firstly, I think colleges sell their players that dream that they could make it to the league through hardwork and determination, but they know everybody is not built for that life. They baby them and treat them like slaves up until their career is over.Then what? Maybe they should prep them during their first few years at college so they'll have a backup plan and not just simply use and abuse them for their talent and not have nothing to do with them once they've "served" their purpose. Just my thoughts.

Comment by blackfujones on December 10, 2013 at 11:25am

DOPE

Comment by Denise Love on December 10, 2013 at 12:03pm

I think this is sooo nice. It tugs at my heart strings.

Comment by Brittaney Forbes on December 10, 2013 at 12:26pm

Great Post. I love to hear about others influencing others especially preparing them for the real world. GReat Coach

Comment by she was fly on December 10, 2013 at 12:42pm
I love this!!!
Comment by BeenAddicted2Retail on December 10, 2013 at 2:33pm

Dope!!

Comment by Esmine Riggins on December 10, 2013 at 5:30pm

Naw, I go to school with athletes so i see stuff like this directly.

Comment by AlterEgo on December 10, 2013 at 6:05pm
I actually think this a great idea! Good job to their coaching staff :)
Comment by Mama Dragon Slayer Puss on December 10, 2013 at 6:33pm

I think it was nice!

Comment by DdoubleD on December 10, 2013 at 6:41pm

I come from a basketball family.  Many schools do abuse and treat their players poorly especially when they are done playing. BUT there are many schools who like Vanderbilt, duke, unc, etc that educate their boys and get make sure they get their degree as well as help them find jobs.

 

I think buying them a suit was a great gesture!

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