Law Professor Takes Colleges' Side in Facing Off Against NCAA

Tamika Moore for The Chronicle

Gene Marsh, a retired law professor at the U. of Alabama, is known for his ability to find humor in serious situations.
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His cellphone buzzes, one of 11 calls he will field over the next few hours, as sportswriters around the country look to make sense of the latest NCAA fiasco.

"Five-oh-two," he says, staring at his phone screen. "Where's 502?"

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