Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Ross Jones  |  Last updated 8/15/13
Adrian Peterson believes Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and other college football players should be able to get paid. As the NCAA continues to investigate if Manziel got paid to sign autographs and memorabilia for dealers, Peterson spoke out about the hypocrisy of the situation and if he believes amateur athletes should be allowed to profit off their name. "I think so," Peterson told FOXSports.com in a telephone interview Thursday. "The universities are making a lot of money off of student athletes in general. So, yeah he should be able to make money. I think so. They make millions off of these college athletes and they made millions off of the guys I played with as well. Yeah, he should be getting paid." Peterson, who starred at the University of Oklahoma for three seasons, saw first-hand the attention high-profile players attract at the collegiate level. When asked if every college football player should get paid or if it's a case-by-case situation, Peterson said: "...
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