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Academic flunkies face brand new threat

Originally Published: April 4, 2003
By Tom Farrey | ESPN.com

The academic support unit for athletes at the University of Oklahoma covers 31,000 square feet in the football stadium, or enough to fill up most of Bill Gates' mansion. It feels like a college within a college, with classrooms, faculty on site, seven learning centers for writing and other skills, 215 computers, 138 tutors on every course imaginable, specialists in learning disabilities, and a team of advisors who help athletes pick majors and courses.

Oklahoma spends $1.2 million a year ...

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