Originally Posted by The Yancey
My first degree was in theatre. I had a scholly and I got paid for 20 hours per week of time spent acting, building sets, running stage lights, etc. I see no reason why athletes should be discriminated against and not receive the same opportunity and compensation. They play, practice, watch film, and hit the weight room all year. Give them the 20 hour pay as well.
Not a bad idea. I think they should stipulate that they must remain academically eligible in order to remain on the payroll, so to speak.