Originally Posted by dougdirt
And those people are required to go to college in order to learn their craft. Football isn't like becoming a teacher or a doctor or a lawyer and you know it.
But going to college IS a requirement for becoming a pro football player. And that includes going to classes and doing stuff you don't like and that has no direct relevance to your future career... Just like nearly everyone else in college. And hey, unlike the professions you named above, becoming a pro football player doesn't even require to to obtain a degree.