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Should College Athletes Be Paid: Closing the Argument

By Phil Harrison On August - 4 - 2009

Despite my best wishes, the concept of paying college athlete's has reared its ugly head here recently, yet again.  It undoubtedly will not be the last.  This topic has always created a lot of debate, and it seems everyone has an opinion. 

At this point, if you have read this far, you have probably gathered that I too have an opinion.  I fall squarely on the side of the fence that college athletes should not be paid for a myriad of reasons, with no ifs ands or head-butts.

I first must ask the question that I ofter wonder about plenty of debates whether it be political, religion, or driving (ever notice that nobody thinks they are a bad driver yet there seems to be an accident every day). 

Ask yourself if you are forming an opinion, or simply regurgitating someone else's argument.  Ask yourself, too, if you are completely thinking about what would happen after the pay for play policy is put into place.  If you are not thinking for yourself, please stop now.  I say this for the sake of moving toward the argument of paying college players. 

I have a hard time believing that anyone that has made ...

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