49ers third year nose tackle Ricky Jean Francois sent out what some might consider a "provocative" tweet Monday afternoon. He has a protected account, which means you have to request to follow him and see his tweets, so here's what he said for those not following RJF:â†µ
Why do All NCAA football coaches lie about paying players. Don't let me get real on twitter about this subject.â†µ
It seems like former college athletes generally stay quiet about possible benefits they received. I didn't play college athletics so my comments on the subject are my opinion and meant to be taking with a grain of salt. Nonetheless based on what I've read and heard over the years, I'd love to hear more comments from former college athletes about "illegal" benefits. The NCAA has always struck me as a hypocritical organization although President Mark Emmert has talked tough recently. We'll see if any changes comes along.