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College football's issues exposed

Pete Carroll leaving for the NFL isn't the problem; it exposes the problems

Updated: January 11, 2010, 4:34 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Pete Carroll leaving USC for the Seattle Seahawks isn't the problem. It exposes the problems.

If potential NCAA sanctions made hanging around less appealing for him, ask yourself why college sports are still stuck in an antiquated system that makes compensating players a violation. Then ask yourself why there aren't more Latinos or African-Americans receiving prominent mention among the possible replacements for Carroll.

The truth is, nothing's more un-American than college football. ...

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