Florida CB Jalen Tabor compares NCAA to modern slavery, apologizes

Wednesday January 20th, 2016

Florida cornerback Jalen Tabor reacted with disdain to the announcement that the SEC had pulled in a record $527.4 million in revenue over 2014–15, calling the lack of pay for players a “modern form of slavery” in a tweet that has since been deleted.

Tabor apologized for the wording of the tweet, but stood by its message.

The SEC’s revenue total marks a 62% increase from 2013–14. SEC commissioner Mike Slive received $3.6 million in base compensation over 2014–15. 

Ex-Michigan OL Logan Tuley-Tillman will transfer to Washington State

The conference divided $457.8 million of its revenue among its programs, meaning each school received an average of $32.7 million. 

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