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SBJ/SBD Podcast: The college compensation origins
December 2, 2013 07:00 AM
■ "We started off with some basic ideas and started talking to some smart people and saying, 'Shoot holes in this. What's wrong with it.' And as they would raise things, we would adjust it."
■ "How do you know whether you like this if you don't know what it looks like. So, this is what it looks like."
■ "I'm still surprised by how much money this is. … What are we at, 40,000 athletes — 31,599 athletes — and you pay all of them and it's still almost $10,000 each. That still blows me away. A year! Per year."