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Survey: Recruits support athletes' stipends

7/21/2014


Most of the nation's top high school recruits believe the College Football Playoff is the best way to determine the national champion, think athletes should receive a stipend, want an early signing period and have been harassed by fans on social media.

ESPN.com conducted a wide-ranging survey of the top 300 high school football recruits in the nation and received more than 150 responses. The survey was conducted over a three-week period in June and July, and players were asked about their views on college athletics today and their experiences as a heavily recruited player.

Read more from ESPN.com's Jeremy Crabtree.