Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience Michael J. Henderson
on three main points on why college athletes
should be paid by the NCAA.
Central Idea: Brining in so much money
to school and programs, balancing out
school, practice and games. Boosters are
paying college players making it illegal
so why can’t the NCAA do it and make it
1. College sports…Whether it’s basketball, baseball, football or soccer, college sports has and will always be exciting.
2. Who makes these games and the NCAA so exciting? The players…
3. Today I will introduce to you three main points on why college athletes should be paid by the NCAA. These three main points happen to be bringing in so much money to the school and programs, balancing out school, practice and games, and boosting.
1. Money benefiting the NCAA, the school, and athletics.
A. Just this past year, the NCAA all together made $989 million dollars. Every years its assets average about $627 million. That’s a lot of money huh?
B. $1.6 million dollars is rewarded to the school itself if the college athletes bring in one single NCAA tournament win. What would you do with all this money off just one win?
C. Let’s look at the player’s perspective… I’m making all this money for the school, what do I get? Yes, they get a full ride scholarships but is their draft stock actually guaranteed?
2. Balancing out practice, school and games.
A. Typical training camps, meetings, film sessions and practices averages between 6:30am to 10:30pm. In the words of former NBA all-star point guard Allen Iverson, “Practice? You want to talk about practice? What about the game?”
B. Games of course are a priority for the players to play in. So with practice, meetings, film sessions, and training camps what about school?
C. Are college athletes called college athletes or ‘student college athletes”? In most cases most college athletes...