College football's morality contest doesn't square with reality

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LSU coach Les Miles faced questions at SEC Media Days about his handling of running back Jeremy Hill.

LSU coach Les Miles faced questions at SEC Media Days about his handling of running back Jeremy Hill.

So while that Moral Superiority crystal football may shine bright in July, it doesn't grant a coach any more job security or help him get a raise. So let's stop acting surprised when coaches make the choices that help them achieve both those goals. And let's choose not to believe coaches when they tell us they're trying to save souls instead of simply trying to win games.