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Value of a College Football Scholarship

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clausen.jpg"... Notre Dame football players will likely realize even greater value from their diplomas than other Top 25 schools simply because of the quality and branding associated with those schools."

Forbes - Despite recent claims that college football players are "oppressed" and "undervalued" relative to the revenues they generate for their universities, I argue using "cost of attendance" and "projected earnings" data that the average "value" of a college football scholarship is in excess of $2 million for student-athletes who (1) play for one of the pre-season Top 25 schools and (2) would not have pursued a college degree if it weren't for their scholarship ...

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