If college athletes were to get paid, how can it help them financially? If they were to get paid it could help student athletes on how to manage there money. …show more content…
An average of about 40 hours a week is a full time job. A college athlete trains about 90 hours a week. If they are spending most of their time training, why aren’t they getting paid like a full time job. While college athletes are handed scholarships, there are many other things it cant cover. The average full-time work schedule is about 40 hours a week. If a college athletes spends this much time in their sport, why aren’t they getting paid? But, they aren’t required to play 40 hours week. If they have 10 hours a week for classes, the athlete spends 50 hours a week studying. This means that college athletes have to work 90 hours per week just to remain in school This is the equivalent to working two full-time jobs. Athletes who spend 90 hours a week training also find themselves starving.
On the other hand, there are some reasons on why they shouldn’t get paid. The problem with paying the athletes is would all the athletes be paid the same? If so it would be unfair for players that don’t show up on national television is getting paid the same amount as an athlete competing with 33 million people watching them. Also, they shouldn’t be paid if they are on a athletic scholarship. If players think they’re good enough to be paid then they can make it to the professionals.
As we can say, NCAA is one of the most popular foundation around. So, the question still is Should College Athletes be Paid? There are many reasons on why they should. But, there are also many reasons why they shouldn’t. This has been an argumentive topic for a while. Do you think they should be