The quarterback spent 19 months in prison after pleading guilty to a federal dogfighting conspiracy charge in 2007 but staged a successful comeback in the league, spending the last five seasons with the
After signing with the
More than 4,000 people have signed the document asking for
"I love SUNY Cortland, and cannot abide welcoming this sociopath onto our campus with open arms," the petition states.
"We need to stand by what is right as a university by barring him from the grounds. I don't want him anywhere near my beloved college or community. We MUST send the message that we won't be party to the torture of animals by conveniently forgetting what he has done. If we welcome Vick onto our campus, we are complicit in his crimes."
The person who created the petition decided to drive home his or her point by including an extremely disturbing photo of a mutilated dog next to a picture of Vick during his days with the
Maybe it's working. In the time it took me to type the last three paragraphs, more than 100 additional people signed the petition.