Perhaps you’ve heard the saying, “It’s better to ask forgiveness than permission.”
Apparently they have at UCF.
Its athletic department has stumbled into a legal battle that could have been avoided had somebody had thought to pick up a phone and ask, “Mind if we do this?”
The person getting the call should have been Jah Reid, the former Knight offensive lineman now with the Kansas City Chiefs. UCF used pictures of him to promote coach Scott Frost’s football camp.
You wouldn’t think that’s a big deal, and it shouldn’t have been. Now a simple mistake has evolved into national “Athlete Suing Alma Mater” story where nobody looks good.
Start with Reid, who has...