On Wednesday, the New York Times wrote about the difficulties of being a modern college football star. With the advent of social networks and cell phone cameras, pictures of them get passed around like it's Gossip Girl. Poor college kids… with multimillion-dollar NFL contracts. If you didn't want to be stalked by paparazzi, I don't think football is the career choice for you. Tim Tebow is highlighted in the article:
Tebow said that he could not go on a date because pictures would be on the Internet in 10 minutes.
Nice try, Tebow. We all know you're a homosexual!
This fact, also from the article, officially makes athletic departments the ACORN of campus services:
Athletic departments now monitor social networking Web sites, and cellphones are collected at the door of college parties to try to keep embarrassing or illegal moments off the Internet.
What a bummer! A football player can't even binge drink and take advantage of a 17-year-old girl without camera phones getting collected first.