Should college athletes getShould college athletes get
paid for playing sports?paid for playing sports?
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Do you think that college athletes get
paid? And why?
“The agents that do this and the sponsors, I hate to do this, but how are
they any any better then a pimp? Alabama’s coach Nick Saben.”
More then 20 of the top 100 college basketball recruits told ESPN that
agents are the biggest problem in sports.
If college football programs get paidIf college football programs get paid
to have their team on TV why notto have their team on TV why not
the players get paid too?the players get paid too?
The players bring in about 50 million a year for their programs.
A lot of college athletes depend on going pro and
getting paid big bucks.
The tickets are very expensive at college games and the jerseys they sell are
a.The players who played should get at least 10% of all tickets sales for each
b. If the athlete’s jersey is sold at the stadium you should get 15% of the
money that it was sold for.
The athletes should not get paid if they don’t have at least a 3.1 GPA.
They are at practice too much.
Have private tutors and spend lots of time with them.
Have class on the bus or plain going to away games.
Should college athletes be able toShould college athletes be able to
leave and go pro right after thereleave and go pro right after there
freshmen year to get paid?freshmen year to get paid?
1. They are less likely to be impacted by poor decisions such as
a. Geting money from sponsors
b. Have an agent
c. The athlete gives the money to the family to keep in till they
get of college.
Lack of punishments for offenses in freshman year
a. They are losing wins from the past season
b. Losing an opportunity to go to a bowl game
c. Losing scholarships
Why should college athletes play if theyWhy should college athletes play if they
don’t get paid?don’t get paid?
They have to work all week and play for thousands of
fans on Saturday, all they get out of it is joy to play the
If they do get paid then they could just get paid for two
years and then get hurt and they are set for life.
They should get 10% of all the money earned at the
game and split it with the players of who played.
If they do get paid there should be no scholarships
for sports just for academics.
If they even got paid $ 100 a week they would be
making 117 million dollars.
Should college athletes have anShould college athletes have an
They are the biggest distraction in college sports
They make the athlete to think about money and they
should be thinking about whom they play next week.
Then they start thinking too fare a head and start losing
Having an agent could get the athlete suspended.
Agents should be banned from talking to a college
athlete until they announce they’re going pro.
How much money should collegeHow much money should college
athletes get paid if they do?athletes get paid if they do?
If athletes get paid there should be no more sport
If athletes do get paid how would they figure it out
from high school stats, because some kids seem good
but they play in bad leagues.
Athletes should not get paid but should receive 10% of
all concessions, tickets, and jerseys.
Even if college athletes give them a hundred dollars
per game they could almost retire after four years of
collage because they would have received $117
million in one year.
Describe your career associated with your research topic.
High School Career academiesHigh School Career academies
I like math and am a good business man
University of MarylandUniversity of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Yearly tuition, 8,416 thousands in state for out of state 24,831
Some requirements for Business marketing are Advertising and promotion,
Consumer behavior, Intentional marketing and there are a lot more but you
only have to do three of them
43% Girls, 57% Guys
68% of Maryland GPA’s last year were a 3.75 or higher
Campus is large and there is a suburban feeling
Community ServiceCommunity Service
Helped at a food stand
Maryland food drive
Food on he 15th
Helped at Harmony Hall
Habit for Humanity
I feel good about myself when help out
Prior Job ExperiencePrior Job Experience
Chick Fil A
All American Baseball,and Basketball player at River Hill
Honor roll, Full Ride for Basketball to the University of Maryland