: Article 12, "Pay is the receipt of funds, awards or benefits. Notice how while in college, your title is student athlete, not professional. The players who generated this income, saw absolutely nothing. The article addresses whether or not these student athletes should be paid. Although not every student athlete receives grants, the ncaa will provide the low income athletes and their families a Pell Grant worth 5,500 per year that can be spent on anything. Also they are required to score a minimum score of 700 points on the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) or a minimum score of 15 points on the ACT (American College Testing Program). He states that if these athletes would like to make money, then go professional. Due to this law, not only are college athletes having difficulty in paying off their college tuition, but also many athletes are being paid under the table through black markets. Of those seniors how many actually go onto play professionally? According to Isaiah Thomas, he was able to understand the difficulties college athletes with scholarships face by reviewing their academic performances.
To begin with, the athletes happen to be the ones responsible for the huge sums of revenue that universities receive from the college athletic competitions (Jonathan,. An education is priceless, and the student athletes at American colleges and universities reap the benefits of the finest higher education system in the world. With all their long hours of hard work and endless practice, they put everything on the line. College athletes care about their education and want to do a good job not only to keep their scholarships, but to be able to build a career, if they do not get a chance to grow their sport career. Presidents of division I schools are allowing boosters to offer big money to talented athletes for competing on the fields of play, and try to attract wealthy TV networks to commercialize the sports and make Billions off the consumers. Allen Sack, a former football player said: No matter their economic circumstances, college scholarship athletes, almost universally agree that there needs to be a way for money to find its way into their hands ligitimatley. This appears to me, to lie under the personal success value in the American value systems. Its easy to say that college athletes are the reason why the ncaa makes its money but they need to be coached and not all talent is God-given. Some feel that a fully paid scholarship is enough for these talented individuals. But the problem that haunts the.C.A.A.