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Clemson Football Players Don't Share Revenues From National Championship; Can't Unionize

Tue Jan 10 07:04:33 EST 2017 | Forbes
Last night, Clemson University defeated the University of Alabama 35-31 in the college football national championship game.  The victory should bring many millions of new dollars to Clemson University -- both in terms of licensing deals and increased student applications/enrollments. Nevertheless, do not expect Clemson University's star football players such as DeShaun Watson or Hunter Renfrow to share these revenues, at least while they are still in school. Ev..

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Last night, Clemson University defeated the University of Alabama 35-31 in the college football national championship game.  The victory should bring many milli..
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