Originally Posted by Unassisted
FBS players do get paid. Dee Miller came down here to speak to the Ohio State alumni club this week. He said that the football players in his era (late 90s) received a monthly stipend of $600/month and that the current stipend is $1,300/month. It ain't NFL money. But it's enough to put groceries on the table and a fill the gas tank a few times.
That won't cover rent on a college campus.
But, I am curious if anyone can find this information anywhere else. This if the first time I have ever heard of any such thing.