andrewskdr: If these college stars have scholarships, aren't they already getting paid?
Funzo: Preach it, brother. I've been spouting this article for years.
A Fark Handle: Funzo: Preach it, brother. I've been spouting this article for years.exactly...this article is the truth. a computer science student can do contract work on the side. a music student can play in the local clubs. why can't a basketball student sign some posters?fun fact: aj green was punished for selling his private property (a jersey the school had given him after a bowl game), at the time of that "incident" the university of georgia had ~47 different varieties of aj green jerseys (including pink and baby size) available for purchase on it's official merchandise site.if the schools wanted they could provide agents to prevent student-athletes from getting taken advantage of by shady dealers. and then the school could receive a cut./fark the ncaa
gimmegimme: Further, the nerd actually goes to classes--and here's the crazy part--and stays awake the whole time.
gimmegimme: Umm...that computer science nerd is not getting over $100,000 from the school.
That_Dude: gimmegimme:Umm...that computer science nerd is not getting over $100,000 from the school.Yeah, but the computer science nerd isn't bringing in millions of dollars into the school coffers.
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