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ESPN: Kirk Cousins talks pay-for-play dilemma

Kirk Cousins is one of the sharpest college football players I've ever covered. People often mock the term student-athlete -- they're justified, in many cases -- but Cousins, a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection who has been Michigan State's starting quarterback the past two seasons, fits the description.

But even a smart guy like Cousins can't figure out a solution to the pay-for-play dilemma in college sports, a topic is exploring throughout the week.

Colleague Dana O'Neil features Cousins in a story that examines athletes on full scholarships vs. typical students and whether the athletes should get more for ...

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