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Can a coach donate money to the UNiversity AD they work for?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Highflyer, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I know it probably doesn't happen, but it seems like a coach could put his money where his mouth is and donate to the AD to help with facilities, scholarships, etc. I know Barnett supplemented his staff, but that not quite what I'm talking about.

    Is this in violation of NCAA rules?
     
  2. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    I'm pretty sure Joe Pa has been doing it for years at Penn St.
     
  3. BuffAlum2007

    BuffAlum2007 Well-Known Member

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    No, it's not against NCAA rules and from what I gather it seems to be a somewhat common practice at many schools for coaches to donate to their athletic department's development club...
     
  4. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    Franchione gave a donation to A&M when he was there to build something, I forget what. It was a pretty large donation, though. Upwards of $1 million I believe.
     
  5. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Cool, good to hear. I'd be interested to see if Hawk has donated any loot.
     
  6. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    Probably a statue of himself... :lol:
     
  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Joe Pa gives money to the university, not the AD. I believe the library and some other stuff was paid for by him and is named for him/his family.
     
  8. BuffAlum2007

    BuffAlum2007 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if our football gameday programs have this but at some schools they list all the donors in the program...if anyone has one and can take a look to see if anyone notable is on there that'd be a start...
     
  9. zbuff

    zbuff Club Member Club Member

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    He donated a kid.
     
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  10. PhillyBuff

    PhillyBuff Club Member Club Member

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    winner!

    rep :thumbsup:
     
  11. buffalo1

    buffalo1 Club Member Club Member

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    I recall possbily Patton making initial donation to kick start CU putting a new basketball floor in CEC
     
  12. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Now, come on. Hawk supplements his assistant's salaries. I think the Hawk "hate" has gone a bit to far.
     
  13. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    He sacrificed a kid....unfortunately....
     
  14. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    I think it was for a newsletter printing press.
     
  15. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    It was a mistake. JoPa thought he was contributing to social security.
     
  16. BlackNGold

    BlackNGold Club Member Club Member

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    No, Barnett use to donate over $100K a year to the AD....why would their be a rule against it?
     

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