There's no such thing as a pretty good aligator wrestler.
Program is toast. They are just providing time for student athletes to transfer out. Cutting the program at this time of year, after transfer applications can be submitted at alternative schools was seen to be unfair, an aspect Alberts clearly did not consider. The student will have next fall and winter to figure out where they want to go.
Life's not the breaths you take, the breathing in and out that gets you through the day ain't what it's all about. It's the moments that take your breath away.