Momentum continues to build for giving collegiate student-athletes extra compensation, but there’s one piece of the puzzle that’s largely yet to be defined: How much would a pay-for-play program end up costing colleges and universities?
Thanks to Business Insider, we may have an answer. And it has come up with an all-inclusive solution that could subvert any potential recruiting advantages for large schools with booming athletic budgets.
If NCAA Division I student-athletes were reclassified as employees of their universities, thus being made eligible for the Federal Work-Study Program, the total cost of a pay-for-play program for
A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.