Jerry Sandusky

College coaches know everything that goes on in their programs. Even Rick Pitino.

College coaches know everything that goes on in their programs. Even Rick Pitino.

Football and basketball coaches will tell you that they know everything about what's going on in their program.

When I was at Indiana in the mid-80s spending a season with Bob Knight, his academic adviser was under orders to come and tell him — not an assistant coach — if a player missed a class, missed a study hall or was struggling with a class. When Steve Alford, IU's best player, posed for a charity calendar, the program's compliance director brought Knight the calendar and told him he believed Alford posing — even though he wasn't paid anything — was an NCAA violation. Knight called the NCAA that day and Alford had to sit out that weekend's game against Kentucky.

Knight's...

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