Why College Athletes Should Get Paid

Colleges get millions of dollars for their sports departments, but how much do the athletes get out of it? Athletes are some of the hardest working people out there and they deserve to get paid for their work on the team. There are many reasons why athletes should get paid. They spend all the time with the sport, but some never become professionals in their sport so there was no point in their hard work. Because athletes don 't get paid some have to turn to illegal sponsoring. The biggest reason is that the athletes play the game but get nothing out of it, without them there would be no game. College should pay college athletes because they played hard to earn it, the athletes never have time to get a life started and to eliminate illegal sponsoring.
Athletes devote their lives to the sport so they have earned the money for the time spent with the college sport. Universities make millions of dollars, but the hard working athlete gets nothing. For example, The University of Memphis basketball team brought in $6.7 million, Will Barton, who spent 18 hours playing the game got none of it (Veazey N.P.). Will Barton spent all of his time practicing and playing basketball he never had time to earn money. Given that, when Barton is done with college basketball, he will not have any money to rent an apartment, or even buy a car to
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The athlete spent their full time with the sport so they will not have any real world experience. Then they would steal to try to make their life better because they cannot get a job since they did not finish their degree. College athletes need to be paid so they can have a life if they do not go pro and so they do not try to steal. Athletes spend their whole college career devoted to the sport, if they were just paid, then that would diverge them from stealing, help them with their life and primarily give them what they

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