Summary: Student Athletes Should Not Be Paid

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According to the Summary of NCAA Eligibility Regulations some of the current rules and regulations regarding student-athlete compensation are student-athletes not being paid to compete for a professional team, student-athletes cannot accept prize money over $300, and student-athletes cannot be paid for promoting a commercial product. Athletes getting any type of compensation depends on the situation and the athlete. Per the NCAA’s website, college bound student-athletes could be paid for appearing in a commercial depending on if they were chosen for their athletic ability or not. If they were chosen for their athletic ability they cannot be paid, but if they were chosen for other reasons beyond their athletic ability they could be paid. Former