Originally Posted by Pitt Gorilla
Overall, that simply isn't true. Most student athletes are actually quite bright and do well in their classes. I imagine the larger power schools have a little more trouble with this phenomenon, but those students likely still represent less that 10% of a team.
They do well in the cupcake classes that are selected for athletes. This doesn't make them good student athletes. Ohio State is a notoriously dirty program and that's why they are constantly under investigation.