Florida Senator Rick Scott voiced his concerns over the NCAA’s “lack of transparency” for its decision to exclude Florida State University from the 2023 college football championships, even as Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville waived off the discussion as a “waste of time.”
The Florida Republican blasted the NCAA selection committee’s decision to exclude the Florida State Seminoles from the championships despite the team’s perfect 13-0 record and insisted that the sports governing body needs to “disclose” its decision process to show how Florida was left on the outside looking in.
Scott said that Florida State “did everything they were supposed to do” by having a perfect winning season. And he wants to know why the team was left out.
“Was this a financial decision? If you did the right thing, you should disclose everything. Be upfront about it. Disclose what happened, how they made the decision,” Scott said, according to The Hill newspaper.
Scott wants all relevant communications to show the decision-making process and says he thinks outside financial interests led to the NCAA’s snub of Florida.
“Here’s what we know. There was a financial…
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