Found July 16, 2013 on College Spun:
When we found out the South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier was batting cleanup on the first day of SEC’s Media Week, we knew we would be in for a few great comments. Spurrier didn’t disappoint — he enlightened us all on one particularly interesting proposal that all apparently ALL SEC football and basketball coaches support — getting more cash in the hands of college athletes. Spurrier says SEC football, basketball coaches voted to give stipends to players — $3600-$3900/year. Currently against NCAA rules. — Rachel Bachman (@Bachscore) July 16, 2013 That’s right, Spurrier said that all 14 SEC football coaches and all 14 SEC basketball coaches agreed that players should receive between $3,600-3,900 each season to cover travel expenses to get their families to attend games. Spurrier argued that $300 per game is a reasonable number (basketball players would get less per game, but the same overall total because they play more games) that would not be “pay for play”, but would simply mak...
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