5 Secrets Parents of College Football Recruits Must Know

There is no time in which promises, potentiality, and pleading are more celebrated than during college football recruiting and the upcoming National Football Signing Day.  Whether it is the daily phone calls, mountains of letters, or in-home visits, college recruiters will tell top recruits just about anything to get them to sign, and usually the recruiter with the best “mouthpiece” gets the …

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WATCH Former College All-American Football Player, Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle Expose the NCAA’s Oppressive Amateurism Stance

Watch my fellow Rainbow Push Coalition Sports Commissioner Myron Rolle,  a former college All-American football player and Rhodes Scholar deliver his powerful opening statement before the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on College Athletes and Academics. The hearing called by Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) was reported to have been full of  “vigor,  skepticism, and the promise of this …

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Former D-1 Football Player, U.S. Senator Cory Booker Passionately Challenges The NCAA’s Exploitation of Collegiate Athletes

Congressional scrutiny of the NCAA’s handling of athletics is growing, with members of Congress asking pointed questions of top officials over the treatment and benefits offered to student-athletes.  As bills emerge to force colleges and universities to make good on scholarships that cover four years of education — and as legal challenges seek financial rewards and union rights for athletes …

Despite Lawsuits, Congressional Scrutiny College Football Players Still Grossly Exploited

The economic reality is that every year Big Time D-1 football and basketball programs continue to earn more and more revenue.   Without a doubt, the more the revenue increases, the more egregious the exploitation of the on-field participants becomes.  Worse as the universities and the NCAA continue to reap  increased revenue (in 2008  the NCAA’s March Madness  alone brought the NCAA …