Studies and Findings in College Sports


May 17, 2013

The lost value over a four-year career for the average FBS football and men’s basketball player is $456,612 and $1,063,307, respectively. Players speak out in protest.

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Report: $784 Million Per Year in New TV Money

October 25, 2011

Players petition NCAA to make an investment in their education

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Study: "TV Money Windfall in Big Time College Sports"

October 18, 2011

Co-authored by NCPA President Ramogi Huma and Drexel Sport Management professor Ellen Staurowsky, the study calls on the NCAA and college presidents to invest a portion of these new revenues in providing players basic protections.

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Study: "The Price of Poverty in Big Time College Sport"

September 13, 2011

This NCPA-Drexel University joint study finds big time college athletes worth 6 figures, but live below the federal poverty line. It finds that the NCAA has created a black market by prohibiting a free market and, with college presidents admitting failur

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Scholarship Shortfalls Vs. Coaches' Salaries

October 26, 2010

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Scholarship Shortfall Study Methodology

March 26, 2009

Click here for the methodology behind the NCPA's scholarship shortfall study.

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Making the Grade: See How Colleges Rank When It Comes to Health Care for Athletes - 11/6/2008

November 6, 2008

You may be surprised to learn that colleges are not required to pay to care for sports-related injuries. Click here to search the NCPA database to see where your school ranks.

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