There's college-football-corruption gossip aplenty in Sports Illustrated's " Confessions of an Agent ," a first-person piece by former agent Josh Luchs via writer George Dohrmann. Ryan Leaf was sketchy and unreliable! Jonathan Ogden took a free ticket to a Janet Jackson concert and "screamed 'Janet!' the whole night like a teenage girl"!
The remarkable news though, is this:
I tried to pay UCLA's J.J. Stokes and USC's Keyshawn Johnson, and they said, "No."
Yes: on one occasion, someone
offered money to a Southern Cal player
, and the player did not take it.