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CNN Analysis: Some College Athletes Play Like Adults, Read Like 5th-Graders [VIDEO]

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1/8/2014 9:00 PM
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CNN (Jan. 8): “CNN Analysis: Some College Athletes Play Like Adults, Read Like 5th-Graders"

Allan Sack, member of UNH's business faculty and director of the Drake Group which pushes for academic integrity in collegiate sports, wants to see a College Athlete Protection Act -- legislation that would keep athletes on the bench as freshmen if they are academically more than one standard deviation lower than the average student admitted to the university. "That's unconscionable, to bring in a young athlete who does not fit in the general profile of the student body and have them play football on national television before they've entered the classroom for the first time in the fall," he said.

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