English III H
2 May 2016
Paying College Athletes College athletes spend countless of hours practicing and studying the game they love in order to perform. The amount of money these athletes bring into their schools is ridiculous.The coach's salary for an average D1 school is about 1.64 million dollars a year, Some athletes have received help from others,these athletes have been kicked out of the sport they love and were forced drop out of school due to the loss of their scholarship.It's not fair for these athletes to bring in so much revenue for the school and get nothing in return (Tribune, Chicago. "Enough Madness: Just Pay College Athletes"). Athletes of great talent sometimes come from a family of poverty. Without the scholarship the school has provided for them these athletes would not attend any college. The athletes receive books and tuition free of charge, but housing and food are up to the family of the athlete to pay for. The players that come from a poor family can not afford that, this results in athletes going to bed hungry. The average D1 college football team brings in around 60 million dollars a year. The players …show more content…
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