THE MORNING CONSTITUTIONAL IS NOT A DOCTOR

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

NEITHER, IT SEEMS, IS KLIFF KINGSBURY

Children are naturally curious, and much smarter than we give them credit for:

Bex4tadcmaa5js5_medium

So when a Pre-K class wanted to know about Texas Tech's medical treatment policies, we can excuse them for not knowing the potential HIPAA issues that would present. Kingsbury's right - that is a good question, especially given the football program's previously challenged approaches to player health. (We miss you, Craig James, and we hope that you are doing well writing a sports column for a freely distributed pamphlet that warns of how water treatment plants are hastening the End of Days.)

Kingsbury's response, however, should give these children pause. Players who suffer cuts and scratches usually get Band-Aids? Doesn't that imply that there are players who need medical attention and aren't getting it? What are the criteria for receiving a Band-Aid? Are Band-Aids being given only to starters and key backups and not to players further down the roster? What about players who support the current lawsuit against the NCAA? Are they left on the field to bleed?

These kinds of policies for player health care are dangerous and infuriating. We hope that the children of this Pre-K class do not accept Kingsbury's woefully deficient response and demand that he appear before them for testimony and questioning, preferably after snack time.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Every Day Should Be Saturday

You must be a member of Every Day Should Be Saturday to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Every Day Should Be Saturday. You should read them.

Join Every Day Should Be Saturday

You must be a member of Every Day Should Be Saturday to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Every Day Should Be Saturday. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker