Too early to call this race.
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Ever since it was determined that Northwestern University football players could unionize, legal scholars and editorial boards on both sides of the issue have weighed in with their opinions. If a reader is willing to keep an open mind, I think he or she will see the wisdom of both arguments. That said, it seems likely we are going to hear a lot more about this in the months ahead.
As a group, young men, roughly 18 to 22 years of age, who play college football make a lot of money for their respective schools. Fantastic athletes, making incredible plays, draw tens of thousands of fans into stadiums on game day. As their reputations grow, and as the wins pile up, so do Saturday afternoon receipts at the box office. Ditto that for National Football League scouts. They are looking to find the next big “it” player for their NFL team owner. What was once unheard of is now commonplace: College players bolting for the pros after one or two seasons on campus.