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College Football: No Room for Agents or Payments

By Mike Kline On July - 21 - 2010

Perhaps ignorance is bliss, and the ills of college athletics should simply be overlooked.

The latest round of NCAA investigations into various athletes at some prominent college programs is shedding light on what even the most casual observer has known for years—agents are a big problem for college athletes.

When the University of North Carolina has players under investigation who are facing potential season-long suspensions for taking benefits from agents, you know you are having some problems.

Of course, it has been a staple in all of the big-time programs for decades. Any program is susceptible as long as they have talent capable of playing at the next level.

North Carolina is finding out the hard way what programs like USC, which was recently hit with significant NCAA violations, have known for some time.

Fortunately, the most respectable sport on UNC's campus—basketball—has not had to d...

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