Delany: let players go straight to pros from high school
The call to pay college ... players, as well as those involved in basketball, be allowed to go straight from high school to the professional ranks. Currently, football players have to be three years removed from their high school graduating class before ...
Transcript of Andre Reed's speech at Pro Football Hall of Fame induction
Let's go. That's how we worked. Any sport, basketball, football, baseball, didn't matter. They were important in my life ... My brother, Ty, was a star wide receiver at Dieruff High School. I wanted to be just like you, Ty. Wanted to be just like you.
If You Want College Athletes To Be Paid, Talk To The NFL and NBA
It is the policies of these professional sports leagues that force players to spend time in college ... the NFL draft bans are not voluntary in any way. Plenty of athletes would be willing to go straight from high school to the pros. Few would be drafted ...
How to Fast Track College Football Players to the NFL
With all the discussion the past few days about whether or not high school football players should be allowed to go straight to the NFL and forgo college ... be only so many players who could find their way to a roster unless they were part of the very ...
How Litigation Threatens Professional Football
A guy who made a good living engaging in high-speed collisions with 300-lb. blocks of granite can say he didn't understand the ... driven into bankruptcy. The NFL has a weak hand in other ways as well. Professional football players, notes Olson, make ...