A degree from an elite academic school can make a player a magnet for bullying from teammates in the National Football League, according to a former Harvard University linebacker who spent seven seasons in the NFL.
Peyton Manning’s football future was decided by a $28 million bonus, his surgically fused neck and a highly praised college quarterback, ending a record-setting era that produced a Super Bowl title for the Indianapolis Colts.
The University of Southern California will offer four-year athletic scholarships instead of one-year renewable scholarships to all students in the revenue sports of football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Peyton Manning was cut today by the Indianapolis Colts, ending 14 years with the club that included a Super Bowl title, four Most Valuable Player awards and finally questions over his surgically repaired neck and throwing strength.
Tom Brady , Peyton Manning and Drew Brees have led National Football League teams to a combined five Super Bowl titles. In coming weeks, they’ll lead 1,900 players into a court fight with their employers in U.S.’s richest and most popular sport.