Fri, Feb 6, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
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Thursday was National Signing Day, the day when high school football stars formally commit to a college. But despite the hype surrounding the day, many of those players will never even earn a degree. We explore the factors that influence academic success for student athletes.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Barbara Fried, professor of law at Stanford University
- Derek Van Rheenen, director of the Athletic Study Center and faculty member in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley
- Keith Harrison, associate director of Tides: The Institute for Ethics and Diversity in Sports at the University of Central Florida
- Myron Rolle, Rhodes scholar and football player for Florida State University