re: Non first round athletes leaving college early to go pro (Posted on 10/26/13 at 11:43 am to Sophandros)
quote: League minimum in the NFL is about 400k. Practice squad is about 100k.
Ok, so the kid comes out, makes the minimum for 4 years, and he's out of the game at 25-26 with nothing, because half that money was paid in taxes, and the typical player blows most of his salary. No money, no degree. solid plan.