STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw says he questions what's behind the union movement by Northwestern football players because everything they are asking for is already being provided by most universities.
Shaw said following Stanford's spring practice Monday night that he's ''as confused as anybody as to the importance'' of the union and is ''curious what's really driving it.'' He says his players are provided an athletic scholarship worth about $60,000 annually and have never had to pay for a health care service.
He also fired back at outgoing Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter's comments that Stanford rescinded a scholarship because of an injury. Shaw, who personally recruited Colter out of high school, says he can't elaborate on Colter's situation but he's never rescinded a scholarship from a player because of an injury.