Social media roasts Mark Emmert after NCAA president's compensation revealed
For a variety of reasons, NCAA president Mark Emmert is one of the least popular figures in all of sports. It’s no surprise that Sports Twitter had a field day when Emmert’s 2019 compensation was revealed to be $2.9 total. The amount came from USA TODAY’s Steve Berkowitz.
The replies were about as one might expect.
For what exactly https://t.co/N8Kz0Juexu
— Damien Woody (@damienwoody) July 19, 2021
Nice work if you can get it. Hide in your office and let the FBI, Congress, and SCOTUS do all of your work for you. https://t.co/7BHKjAS3tZ
— Mark Ennis (@MarkEnnis) July 19, 2021
— Louisville Sports Live (@LvilleSprtsLive) July 19, 2021
— Scott Zolak (@scottzolak) July 19, 2021
Lmao. For the hell what? https://t.co/Dnmkr1D38G
— Openly Black. Sid-Dont-Trip (@SiDonTrip) July 19, 2021
Isn't that kind of like stealing? https://t.co/r6euAVShmq
— Bob Ross (@NorthstarFB99) July 19, 2021
Poorly defending amateurism continues to pay well. https://t.co/kclbUxKwr2
— chris carlson (@ccarlsononSU) July 19, 2021
Almost 3 million bucks to be the worst leader in sports. https://t.co/bGTzGY11kP
— Austin Eldridge (@TheSheriff1021) July 19, 2021
Bryan Fischer of Athlon Sports points out that Emmert has made in this range in recent years.
Made $2.7m the year prior. https://t.co/MBB7v1kHgL
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) July 19, 2021
In the current climate surrounding compensation in sports, however, Emmert isn’t popular.