Alumni anger over Hofstra cutting football
MANHATTAN (WABC) -- There is anger from alumni at Hofstra University over the planned dismantling of the school's football program.
Members of Hoftra's football alumni held a news conference in Midtown on Monday night to voice their collective disapproval.
"To pull away such a vital organ of the university to us is absolutely absurd," said Brad Gerstman, a former Hofstra football player.
Hofstra announced it was cutting the 4.5 million dollar program due to its high cost and low interest.
The campus stadium has 13-thousand seats.
The average attendance for football games this season has been less than 43-hundred.
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