Let me start by saying that I know many kids make it to the NFL or NBA and make millions of dollars. I get it. These guys get a free education and get treated like royalty.
However, a lot of these guys are hurting. Their family situations really suck—and don't pretend like you understand. Some of these kids come from terrible homes or their parents are in a terrible spot.
So, they may be treated very well and get a free education. Some of them may be spoiled. Some of them may be jerks. I get that.
A lot of kids are not. No one cares about you unless you are the "star beyond all stars." You end up on the backburner. I know better.
The "pimp" in this situation where kids are taking money is the NCAA . How can anyone blame anybody for taking the money? It's not for an illegal act. These kids don't sell drugs or steal cars—they play a sport.
If you're a music major in college and you play gigs all the time, you can get paid...
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