Pizza mogul ‘Papa’ John Schnatter resigned from his spot on Louisville’s Athletics Association Board on Thursday.
Schnatter is a major booster at Louisville, where the football stadium is named after his titular pizza franchise and he is on the board of trustees.
He’s been in somewhat of a spat with the athletic department and A.D. Tom Jurich after a decision was made on a $63 million expansion of said stadium which he felt was a financial risk given budget constraints.
Congrats to Schnatter for taking a stand for what he believes in.
Disclaimer: I ate too much Papa John‘s pizza in college.