The Wall Street Journal, bastion of capitalism, asks a simple question and gets a simple answer.
… we asked recruits themselves what they’d like to be paid. Surprisingly, not all of the class of 2012’s top football and basketball prospects think they should get a paycheck that goes beyond scholarship-covered items… defensive tackle Quay Evans of Morton, Miss., said $200,000 a year would be an appropriate sum. “We work hard,” Evans says.
200 grand a year? Gee, that’s more than Cecil Newton wanted.