RealClearSports
Advertisement

For Some, School Just Doesn't Make Sense

Posted Sep 10, 2009 5:30AM By Kevin Blackistone (RSS feed)

Filed Under: NCAA Football

9-10-2009 @ 7:02AM

Maybe he didn't want to leave his girl friend? maybe he didn't think he was adult enough to handle the pressure that goes with being a top draft pick or an adult for that matter. And maybejust maybe he wanted to set an example to all those kids out there with dreams of a Pro career that school is important?"But truth is that most of us go to college to hone our skills -- those we already possess, or those we seek to gain -- in order to realize the most comfortable way for us to make a living. That usually means realizing the line of work that remunerates us the most."� What skills did you hone Kevin?...

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Seau's Death a Game-Changer: Pay Collegians

Gregg Doyel, CBS Sports - May 11, 2012

Pay college football players? Not on my watch. That has been my opinion for years, and not one of those 51-49 kind of opinions -- the ones where I can see both sides, but if I have to pick, I'll pick the side... more »

Concussions Creating Moral Dilemma

Gregg Doyel, CBS Sports - May 8, 2012

Football players are killing each other. The death sentence isn't immediate, but it's there -- and we all know it. Whether they die from dementia or Alzheimer's or their own hand, NFL players are dying too ... more »

FSU, Miami to Blame for ACC Woes

Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel - May 16, 2012

The Florida State Seminoles are upset with the Atlantic Coast Conference. They are mad because the ACC is not considered an elite football league. They are insulted because the ACC's TV contract is not as lucrative as those... more »

Will Florida State Switch to Big 12?

Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports - May 13, 2012

Just as the rumbling rumors of Florida State moving from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big 12 had begun to hush, here came the Saturday afternoon bombshell. "How do you not look into that option?" asked Andy Haggard,... more »

O'Brien Brings Optimism to Nervous PSU Nation

Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports - May 11, 2012

They spoke about Joe Paterno rarely in a room filled with his spirit, his followers and his replacement. Maybe that's the way it was supposed to be at Bill O'Brien's grand coming out in the nation's media capital on... more »