With the news breaking that a group of Northwestern football players can unionize, there is a potential giant can of worms that could be on the verge of opening in college athletics. This isn’t an old debate, but it’s one that is gaining steam over the past couple of years. Dabo Swinney was asked what he thinks about the possibility of unions in college football, the idea of paying players, and what he thinks players are entitled to receive as student athletes. He gave what I think was a very in-depth and insightful answer. You can watch it below.
After wrapping up his thoughts players rights, Swinney got into the meat and potatoes of what went down in practice.