Your probably right. If it was up to Saban these kids would still be on the team. To me it's just like Tressel promoting an environment detrimental to compliance. Meyer was known to do the same thing at Florida.
In the SEC and Cbus, playing football gives you a free pass to act as you wish without consequence. There's absolutely no accountability in these webs of deceit. Moral obligation as a player is rare, and academic obligation is basically nonexistent.
And now you can begin to understand "The Michigan Difference".
I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY