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Student Athlete Hypothetical & Student Athlete Discussion


Hypo:

H1. If a student is a break out star and does not accept a scholarship, is he bound by the same rules as scholarship athletes? For instance, if Johnny Football decides to pay his way through school, is he entitled to use his likeness and receive pay for promotional events?

Also, in the same context, if a player does not accept a scholarship and pays his way, can he transfer freely?

Questions:

Q1. If we pay football players, should we pay baseball, track and swimmers? Also, can paying student athletes and Title 9 coexist?

I appreciate any thoughts and insight you folks might have on this subject.

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