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Alabama Has Reasons To Appeal Penalties

Dr. Robert E. Witt

Could it have been any other way? Alabama announced Wednesday that it will appeal the sanctions imposed by the NCAA Committee on Infractions last week.

Even if it is only for show, Alabama owes it to its football players, former players, and fans, among others, to show some fight. There is all sorts of bad news regarding an appeal, but one of them is not that the penalties can be made more harsh. Start with the Committee on Infractions Appeals, which proved in a prior ruling on Alabama to be even less competent than the Committee on... Recommended Stories