Originally Posted By: Bostonian
There are universities that go all-out to attract talent:

http://www.businessinsider.com/alabama-football-facility-pictures-2013-7 .

How unfortunate that my DD was born without the requisite Y chromosome in order to give her a fighting chance at a big time football scholarship.

I blame my DH.

In all seriousness, it is crazy that institutions of (theoretically) higher learning will spend like that on athletic talent, but will basically tell the academic talent pool that they just need to be grateful they can get a seat, and oh, by the way, here's your tuition bill.

Schrödinger's cat walks into a bar. And doesn't.