Breaking News: Hofstra Eliminates Football Program

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Mike Salerno in NFL
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The Hofstra Pride football team's 52-38 victory over Massachusetts on Nov. 21 will be its last, as the university chose Thursday to cut the program from its athletic department. Hofstra president Stuart Rabinowitz announced at a press conference this morning that, after 69 years of competition in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Hofstra will cut funding to the football team. "This has been a two-year process and has nothing to do with the win-loss record," said Rabinowitz. "It is a decision made by the Board of Trustees to better use in the long run those resources for academics." According to Rabinowitz and Hofstra athletic director Jack Hayes, the amount of money that went into the football team, or any team in the Football Championship Subdivision, for that matter, far surpas ...

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