Found January 21, 2013 on College Football Section:
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Should college athletes be paid? While such a very controversial subject, sometimes when you see the numbers you have to think about the kids that don’t succeed at the next level of their sport or even the ones that don’t have another level of their sport. Johnny Manziel is on pace to play in the NFL, especially with quarterbacks as short as Drew Brees having success and running quarterbacks becoming more coveted, but what if Manziel doesn’t play in the NFL? What if Manziel gets hurt in the first game of the season, God forbid, next year and his career ends then? What does he walk away with after netting the University of Texas A&M $37 million dollars? Texas A&M recently conducted a study that estimates the amount of money made off of Manziel’s media exposure to be around the $37 million mark. The university recently retained the services of a renowned sports and sponsorship evaluation company to measure the media exposure generated by the football team’s historic finish and...
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