The Student-Athlete Equity Act aims to alleviate the financial struggles of NCAA student athletes. But Rep. Mark Walker (R., N.C.), who introduced the bill, says the legislation might have other positive impacts as well.
New legislation could open door for student athletes to profit
Rep. Mark Walker (R., N.C.) has introduced new legislation in Congress to change the tax code and allow NCAA student athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness. He joins SI Now to explain why the Student-Athlete Equity Act is a better solution for college sports than paying players outright.