Do you think college athletes should or should not be paid? This topic has been dispute for many years now. There are many arguments about this and both sides have very strong points. I believe that college athletes should be paid because they work hard and have proven that they will work harder than their competitors and will be the best they can be. They should be paid because they work hard, they have shown they can make it in a professional league and, that they are dedicated to the sport.
Many of these athletes have worked harder than any of their other teammates, and are willing to train to the best of their abilities. Many of the coaches can see that these athletes are hard worker and will do whatever it take to be the best. “These students train all year round and eat, breathe, live and sleep the sport they play”(Keaundrey clark, Reporter) Also the coaches see that these players have great potential to make it in a professional league. They have proven that they will go above and beyond to make it in a professional league. These athletes have worked hard for this since they were little kids just barely old enough to play. When you are younger and are just learning to play a sport you are not very good at it but you work hard to become an amazing player. the Fab Five crammed into said locker room after a devastating title game loss. “There is never a more sensitive time to be with a team, and it was easy to picture Michigan's players' puffy eyes staring blankly ahead, if only to keep them from rolling.” (The Fab Five) Right there is shows is hard for a team to lose in an important game but they bounced back the next year.They don't give up when they lose a game or have a bad game they push through and come out strong waiting for the next time they can prove how good they really are.
Coaches for the big college teams go scouting looking for the best of the best and won't stop until they get the player they