Crossing the Line
Collegiate athletes don't own their own likeness. Countless people profit off of the faces of athletes but they themselves are prohibited from earning any money off their own person. Help us bring awareness to this issue and the film by sharing your exploited likeness across every social channel you can.
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My name is Abram Booty. Today, I am a high school football coach and the writer of Work Horses.
Before I tell you about what the movie is, I think it's important for you to understand why I wrote it...Learn More ///
Super Bowl Champion and #WorkHorses supporter Aaron Rodgers will be joining us on set (and possibly making a cameo in the film) and you will have the chance to spend the day with him and watch the movie magic happen. Reward includes tickets to the set, photo with Aaron and other VIP perks. Go Pack.Donate Now
"Spend A Day On Set With Aaron Rodgers"
Super Bowl Champion and #WorkHorses supporter Aaron Rodgers will be joining us on set (and possibly making a cameo in the film) and you will have the chance to spend the day with him and watch the movie magic happen. Reward includes tickets to the set and dinner on Aaron. Go Pack.
Custom "Cash Grab" Cornhole Boards
It's the players vs. the suits in this all out battle for the cash. Are you and your friends on different sides of the issue? Perfect. Each team can pick a side in this tailgate showdown. Comes with two custom boards and 8 "money" bags.
"Dunkin' Dollars Beer Pong Set"
The dollars are in your hands this time around. Are you and your friends on different sides of the issue? Perfect. Each team can pick a side and fight for the win, ball never lies. Comes with a custom 8' foot table, 12 cups and 2 balls.
"Gameday Experience With Desmond Howard"
Join #workhorses supporter, Heisman Trophy winner, and college football analyst Desmond Howard at one of college football's games of the year. Reward includes plane tickets for 2 to the game of your choice and an exclusive visit with Desmond Howard himself. (Location subject to change based on availability and will be determined in 2016. This experience is in no way affiliated with ESPN or any of it's properties).
"GoPro Hero4 Loaded With Pump Up Speech From Ray Lewis"
Have you ever wished Ray Lewis would show up and give your team one of his EPIC pre game speeches? Well now he can! With this reward not only will you receive a GoPro Hero camera but it will come loaded with an exclusive pump up speech from Super Bowl Champion Ray Lewis. Prepare to run through a brick wall.
"Financial Headache Tee"
College helmet stickers are a great way to identify which #WorkHorses are earning the most money for their university. With our "financial headache" tee we put a more direct spin on a classic college football tradition.
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NCAA football athletes spent an average of 44.8 hours a week on their sport compared with less than 40 hours on academics.USA Today
ESPN signed a reported $7.3 billion deal for the college playoffs in 2012, the format was unknown and untested.CNN
On average college programs spend roughly $1M in medical insurance premiums to cover 500+ athletes. In Comparison an NFL team with 60 players will spend ~ $3M in workmen's comp claims in any given year.The Atlantic
Following The 2012 Season Texas A&M raised a record $740 million in donations more than $300 million more than any one-year period in school history.Bleacher Report
Jonny Manziel's Scholarship Value in 2012: $22,470
Among college football players, 34 percent have had one concussion and 30 percent have had two or more concussions.Livestrong
From the Front LinesLearn the facts about the issue from the people fighting from the front.
The Case for Paying College Athletes
Students deserve to be compensated for their labor.
The college sports industry generates $11 billion in annual revenues. Fifty colleges report annual revenues that exceed $50 million. Meanwhile, five colleges report annual revenues that exceed $100 million. These revenues come from numerous sourcesRead More ///
SEC distriubutes record 435m in Revenue
The Southeastern Conference will distribute $436.8 million out of an NCAA-record $455.8 million in revenues between its 14 institutions...Read More ///
NCAA Schools Can Absolutely Afford To Pay College Athletes, Economists Say
A growing chorus of critics are calling for the National Collegiate Athletic Association to pay student-athletes. Just this month, a coalition...Read More ///
Obama says NCAA enforcement "Unfair," not on board for paying student-athletes
We have heard from former college players, fans, coaches and analysts for years. Now the leader of the free world has chimed in...Read More ///
Charles Barkley: Paying college athletes is "ridiculous"
NEW YORK — Charles Barkley thinks the movement to pay college athletes is a mistake. Beginning in the 2015-16 school year...Read More ///
BYU Will Paying Athletes Off
In May, BYU announced that it will pay its student-athletes a stipend of $4,500 dollars for cost of attendance. It puts the Cougars sources...Read More ///
Why College Athletes Should Be Paid
On Thursday I spoke to Andy Schwarz, a leading anti-trust economist, for some straight common sense about about the NCAA, college...Read More ///
7 Common Sense Reasons Why College Athletes Should Be Paid (According to Jay Bilas)
Indianapolis this past April (and didn't have any connections), according to CBS Detroit and TiqIQ you would've had to fork over...Read More ///
Without the support of thousands of collegiate athletes, football fans, and the general public, this issue will remain stuck in world of sports talk radio debate. But with your donation we can create a meaningful piece of social commentary that in the words of Ray Lewis brings this issue where it belongs, “To The Front Of The Line!"