AJ McCarron: 'I Truly Believe College Athletes Should Be Paid'

AJ McCarron: 'I Truly Believe College Athletes Should Be Paid'

Via Fox Sports:

Updated JAN 30, 2014 11:37a ET

Now that AJ McCarron has exhausted his eligibility at Alabama and departed for the NFL, he can speak freely about the imbalances of the NCAA system without fear of repercussions.

That’s what McCarron did on Wednesday in New York City.

The former Crimson Tide quarterback was a guest on FOX Sports 1’s “Crowd Goes Wild” and was asked about Tuesday’s news out of Chicago in which the seeds were planted for a college athlete union.

“I truly believe, during some point in the future, college athletes should be paid,” McCarron said. “The NCAA is not a bad organization ...

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