It’s Friday and, as always, the floor is open to you to discuss any topic. Here are five just to get the party started:
1. Memo to Masoli: Don’t spend a whole lot of time trying to explain. Just say you’re sorry. I confirmed this morning that troubled quarterback Jeremiah Masoli will visit the Ole Miss campus this weekend. Various media reports say he has already been accepted. I don’t know if that’s true or not. But based on the conversations I’ve had, I feel confident in saying that Masoli will be offered a chance to walk-on without a scholarship.
If you want a different perspective on Jeremiah Masoli, I would recommend this well-reported and well-written story by Michael McKnight of SI.com.
In the story Masoli makes the case that people need to look beyond what the police record says about him and to the human elements and the extenuating circumstances of his story. An AP story says that