“But, is money such a big problem for these student-athletes? Don't they receive scholarships? How much more money do they need?” (Meshefejian). College athletes getting paid is a big issue because it leads to many question on if they do get paid or don’t. If college athletes got paid they would have to deal with how much they should get paid and who gets paid the most. But many that say they should get paid is because they raise a lot of money for their schools and Tv programs. They also say they should because they don’t have enough money to afford food and things they need. I agree they do need extra money but everybody thats in college are not athletes.
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They get a scholarship to play their sport but they have to chose what job field they want to do incase going pro don’t workout. By them playing football their education is basically free with a scholarship and that is how they will receive a real job and get paid. “These schools should facilitate the educations of student-athletes through scholarship grants, but not through a system of salaries dependent on supply and demand, which ultimately detracts a student-athlete from picking a school, and detracts them from attending a school, for the right reasons”(Meshefejian). Students getting paid would distract them by which school pay their athletes the most. Them getting paid would also be a hard decision on who gets paid the most.
Students go to college to learn not get paid to play a sport.
But college athletes are a big part of school spirit and everyone loves college sports. They play because they love the sport and it’s not a job. If they wanted to get paid they would try their hardest to make it to the NFL or NBA. College Athletes attend college to get better