A lot goes into the drafting of a college recruit: size, speed, intangibles, position, skill level and so on and so fourth. All of these important descriptions are calculated by a scout that works for an NFL organization to bring in the best young talent. The scout that a team will hire must be extremely talented in measuring the true potential a college player can have in the NFL which means that in order to have a team be considered a dynasty power house the scout you employ must be decorated and have a good track record in bringing in young talent. Hiring the right scout can be the difference in bringing in the next Tom Brady or messing up and drafting the next Ryan Leaf. Scouts are helped by the league because of the annual NFL scouting combine that is held each year to measure the capabilities of all the young recruits waiting to hear their name be called on draft day.
Over recent years a question that has been of popular discussion is, should college athletes get paid? Throughout the past few decades college sports have become as popular as professional sports in America. As of right now college athletes do not get paid although many people believe that they should. The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) brings in an average of six billion dollars annually, which is because of the athletes so why should they not get paid? College athletes promote the school they attend by playing, and with all the money they bring to the school there is no reason they should not get some type of compensation.
Not only is the National Football League (NFL) the most popular sports league in America, it also draws in the highest revenue of any sporting league in the United States. Los Angeles holds the second largest GDP of any city in the United States, and the NFL runs on a model of revenue sharing among its owners and franchises. Therefore, the lack of an NFL franchise in the city of Los Angeles is certainly a glaring omission, as the opportunity to host an NFL team in Los Angeles would benefit the entire league economically. That being said, the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders present viable alternatives to the St. Louis Rams in placing an NFL team in Los Angeles. The lack of an NFL franchise in one of the America’s greatest cities is
Seth said, “Decide what level you want to work at, power 5, NAIA, Division II or III and find a job at that type of place and start wherever you need to including internships and work your way up. It 's really hard to switch from one to the other once you head down a certain path. You will look at sports differently, your passion may change, choose carefully.” During my graduate assistantship in athletic event management at California Baptist University, I have realized that my passion is specifically event management. My favorite part of the job is acting as team host, welcoming officials and opposing teams to campus, making sure everything they need is prepared and set out for them. Instead of working to be promoted until I am an Athletic Director, I would rather enjoy
Some believe personnels are pleased with working 24 hour and prefer it. One reason Emergency responders accept it, as stated in “Are 24- Hour Shifts More Expensive?” By Randy Billings he interview chief williams and he describes 24 hour schedules. “Shorter shifts create hardships for families and are not healthy for firefighters, according to Williams, of the state firefighters association. He argues that a
In conclusion, college athletes should be paid because they bring in a ton of revenue for their schools while risking injury and yet are unable to afford the cost of living. The time that is put into the sport is the equivalent, if not more, than the time that is put into a full time job. Only thirty-three percent of students receive scholarships, most of them partial. Also, only one percent of all college athletes will play professional sports after their college tenure is served. The NCAA and Division One Colleges generate profits that do not trickle down to the athletes.
The NCAA is understandably satisfied with the continuous growth of its’ revenue each year, yet the problem they face of having people accept that “student-athletes” are just amateurs is growing as well. “More money, more problems” by The Notorious B.I.G is seemingly fitting in this exact situation. Amateurism took its role in the early 1900s when the NCAA was formed to protect student-athletes from the potentially dangerous and exploitive athletic practices during that time in history (NCAA, 1906). The first intercollegiate football contest between Rutgers and its’ close neighbor
President Leath has suggested alternative options to VEISHEA for Iowa State students but only time will tell what holds and what will not. As one Iowa State student, Matt Banwart put it “President Leath cared more about the numbers than he did people, culture, and tradition. Cutting VEISHEA also decreased opportunities for students to get involved with planning committees for a large scale event and while some students coming in will never get to experience it, they will feel the backlash of it in a big way. While Leath was good at doing things like increasing tuition numbers the student experience for what it means to be a student at ISU has been taken away with the removal of VEISHEA.” Planes, one of President Leath’s hobbies during his tenure at Iowa State has been flying himself home on University owned planes for ‘fundraising opportunities’ that Leath stated as hunting trips with members of the NRA and government
We loved to watch our favorite athletes win a championship. But athletes are paid an insane amount of money today. Athletes should not be paid huge amounts of money because many athletes only work for 5-10 years and make more than one family in a decade, are sports really so important that we should spend trillions of dollars every year on them, and there are more important career paths that deserve better recognition and better pay. How
No longer do they only entertain us, for many they're seen as role models and national talismans, they're millionaires and celebrities, they have a following more loyal than political parties. Muhammad Ali's protest of the Vietnam War made headlines because of his boxing fame, unfortunately, most athletes don't understand their influence, they kick a ball and live a comfortable life, they don't see the possibilities or they choose not to, because were they to open their mouths and speak on environmental issues or racial unity then the world would surely listen, if they use their voice and wealth for the betterment of society, then the world, especially the younger population, is sure to pay attention and emulate them. That's why I want to become a professional soccer player, not because of the wealth or fame but because of the endless possibilities that they possess when they reach the top, the influence they can have, the influence necessary to transcend cultures and create massive social
The Grand Debate The grand debate of whether to pay college athletes continues today. Yet, today there are so many other amenities provided to the athletes that they are practically paid through those. College coaches receive sky high salaries, the booster clubs donate millions of dollars to the university 's athletic program but those who are actually performing and competing do not get paid. As a former athlete, I do not think college athletes should be paid. Most already have paid tuition and amenities.
My solution is better than any other proposed solution because all other solutions may ask too much or too little from NCAA making them refuse any proposal talking about the athletes being paid. The annual revenue of college athletics is $10.6 billion and it’s believed that compared to a $120,000 scholarships it shows that the athletes really do deserve to be paid. If the athletes aren’t paid who says that they cannot resort to selling drugs or other illegal activities so they can feed themselves, Athletes are said to have changed their field of study to accommodate with their sport because balancing school and their sport was too hard to do because they spend too much time focused on their sport. The NCAA believes that the fact that the athletes might be drafted and go into being a professional athlete shows that they can wait to be paid. In conclusion, athletes should only be paid enough to support themselves and be able to have some luxuries that they deserve.
Especially with the work they put in, the money they make for the company, and the fact that most students can’t make ends meet. Athletes spend an average of 43.3 hours per week working and perfecting their game so they can play their best and inevitably make the NCAA more money. This time spent is a little more than one would work for a full time position. This would make a person at least $28,567 annually and takes little to no talent unlike being an athlete. These hours aren’t optional either.