Irv Eatman

Father, husband, Board of Directors at AQUAS, Former USFL Player (3 years ) Former NFL Player(12years)/NFL COACH(10 years). Deep thinker , dropper of some serious knowledge. It is up to you whether you choose to use it.

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No Free Education in College Athletics

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Irv Eatman: It’s All About the Student-Athlete. Or is it?

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It has been over four decades since I entered college at UCLA. I really enjoyed being a student/ athlete but I would be lying if I said there were not times when it was very difficult. Trying to balance school, practice, travel, games and yes socializing was not easy. Fast forward to present day and as the father of a soon to be student/ athlete, things have not gotten any easier.

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Remembering the USFL

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AAF Brings Back Fond Memories of USFL

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Over the last month or so I have watched several of the games from the new spring league, the Alliance of American Football. I found many of the games entertaining and if the “logo” bias were removed the games would likely be more appealing to a wider audience.

I am pulling for the league to flourish for several reasons. Number one, I always like pulling for the underdog, second I like anything that gives young players another opportunity to pursue their dreams and lastly watching AAF brings back memories of the three most enjoyable years I had in a different spring pro football league called the USFL.

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