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Florida Gators’ Will Muschamp: College players will get paid in future

 

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Will Muschamp derisively issued a no comment on the Johnny Manziel autograph scandal, but Florida’s coach did acknowledge he sees a day when college football players are paid for their efforts.

“I think eventually it’s going to happen. I don’t think there’s any question,” he said. “There’s no question our players need to have some spending stipend, cost of attendance, whatever they want to term it as,” he continued. “Obviously the money is there, so I think it’s obvious that’s something that needs to happen. When, I don’t know.”

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The Gators scrimmaged for the first time Saturday in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. … Muschamp highlighted the recent play of two freshmen receivers, Demarcus Robinson and Ahmad Fulwood. … Sixth-year senior Jeremy Brown, Florida’s last remaining holdover from its 2008 BCS National Championship, graduated Saturday with a degree in sociology and criminology.

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