New rules make star college football players millionaires

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9/25/21 MFB Alabama vs University of Southern Mississippi
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9)
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When the NCAA lifted restrictions on players profiting from their name, image and likeness, it created instant millionaires of elite college football players like Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud and Alabama quarterback Bryce Young. The NIL benefits for individual athletes can have a drawback. Big deals for a few and small deals for most could divide locker rooms, create tension within programs, produce an uneven playing field across college athletics and overwhelm students already stretched for time.

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8/31/2022 12:06:03 PM (GMT -5:00)

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