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Mike Bianchi: UCF AD: ‘We’ve allowed education to be devalued in college sports’

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ORLANDO, Fla. — UCF athletics director Terry Mohajir’s voice begins to rise. With each sentence, the decibel level increases as he talks about how a scholarship, an education and a degree have become punchlines in the national discussion about college athletics. Mohajir is frustrated. Very frustrated. “We have to continue to keep our student-athletes and their education at the top of mind,” Mohajir is telling me during a recent interview. “But when I say something like that, everybody says that’s a bunch of athletic director B.S. Well, it’s not B.S.; it’s why many of us got into this business….

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