Some people argue that they need personal expense money. While this may be true, college athletes do not have the expense of college like other students who are paying for both college and personal expenses. While colle... ... middle of paper ... ...eel that athletes should be paid some of the money they make off of their merchandise. They want the athletes to be rewarded for the hard work they put in and for how much money they are making for the University. While all of this may be true, the true meaning of playing a sport in college is more than about money or fame, it is about the true love for the game.
In the rulebook, the NCAA views college athletes as armatures. This statement sums it up best. When athletes go to college, not all of them go in with the mindset that athletics is going to be their future job.... ... middle of paper ... ... being paid. Many people prefer watching college sports over professional sports based on the idea that money isn’t involved in college sports. They are competing and giving everything they have for the love of their teammates, the love of their school, and above all, their love for the game.
The question on whether college athletes should be paid or not has continues to be debated controversially on TV shows, Newspapers, websites, and in college classes. Whereas, most colleges are continuously making up big amount of their revenues based on their athletic students’ effort. Some people would agree that college athletes should earn an income for their labor. However, others argue that not having to pay tuition for college is a tremendous benefit for athletes. But both sides agree that the college athletic programs have never been more important than today to Universities.
Every player wants the spotlight but only a few get it. The best players get offers from colleges, while others may not even get noticed. It is a privilege to play for a college, because only 1% of high school student athletes play college level sports. Although playing for a college is a great thing, they sometimes forget that they are also going to college to obtain a degree. Many people today think that sports get in the way of academics.
It is such a good feeling to see kids succeed and do things they never thought they could do. It definitely isn't about the money in my case at least. But to see kids succeed is priceless.” In conclusion, a college football coach has a lot on his plate. A college football coach clearly has a lot of responsibilities that he must perform at a high level or else he may be looking for another job. The job may not be stable at all times, but if you can maintain it and be successful it may be beneficial in the long run.
Millions of devoted fans eagerly watch their favorite sports players and teams year round. Some people watch professional sports, while others prefer college. College basketball and football are passionately described topics on television and radio. College and professional sports are analogous in every way; the only difference between them is the lack of payment to student athletes. The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) receives millions of dollars in revenue from college men's basketball and football, and college coaches of top schools are paid the same amount as professional coaches.
College athletes are amateurs, not professionals; therefore they should not be paid. This issue appeals to anyone who is a fan of college sports. The fan base of collegiate sports has grown so widely since the NCAA first started out. The NCAA was founded in... ... middle of paper ... ...want to be professionally, and if college athletes were to be paid, they won’t have that fight in them anymore that fans love so much. They may be putting in a lot of their time and efforts, but with their college education being paid for, this should be seen as their greatest reward.
Sports were created for the enjoyment of beings and friendly competition. Today society has shifted the friendly competition to more of a money based system rather than fun and games. The typical athletes’ road to success is starting from a young age, playing in high school, and then receiving a scholarship for College and all athletes overall objective is to constantly get better and play professionally. Universities have really manipulated athletes in the world today giving them “free education” for the exchange of their blood, sweet, and tears, while they receive revenue that athletes bring in yearly. It is very evident that College athletes deserve to be paid, and universities need to find a way to pay them a reasonably amount because of all the revenue they bring into each of their universities.
If a great athlete gets recognized by a college and wants them to play for their team, that athlete already gets a free education plus more. Colleges do not allow students to play sports if the athlete does not meet the college standard. There forth the athlete that they chose to play for them must have excellent grades. If athletes have excellent grade point averages and good ACT scores then th... ... middle of paper ... ...know in life. The world cannot operate and function right if half the people in the world became athletes and so forth.
With universities constantly raising tuition prices, having free tuition is a big thing, but most, if not all, athletes waste that by focusing just on their sport. The athletes themselves probably aren’t the only ones to blame. Practices should be cut shorter to allow the students’ time to study more and actually get a college education. While you hear many athletes complaining that they don’t have personal spending money, other college students can say the same thing. While athletes are practicing, others are working to pay off tuition fees, which the athletes get free.