Vitale sorry for ‘prostitute’ tweet

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A former college athlete admits to receiving money while in college.

This time it was current Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, who copped to getting money while at the University of Tennessee.

Well, these sorts of admissions usually come with some type of backlash, but never really the likes of this:

Yes, Dick Vitale just likened Foster’s accepting money in college while playing football to the act of getting paid for sexual intercourse. Vitale later backtracked after getting roasted on Twitter:


It seems like a tough parallel considering Foster explained he had to decide whether to accept money or to eat.

Listen to him tell his story below:

Here’s some more Twitter response to Foster’s proclamation:





Even some sports satire brings levity to the situation: