We've all hear the jokes about "rocks for jocks" and dumbed-down curricula for college athletes.

You may not laugh so much however after reading this assigned essay written by a student athlete.

The 146-word paper, written about civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, came to light this month, when Mary Willingham, a long-time tutor at UNC - decided to blow the whistle on ESPN.

The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill is already involved in a scandal alleging the school allows athletes to enroll in fake courses for easy credit.

The Younk Turks report that Willingham has been the subject of threats.

Source: [Slate.com]




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