Why Did Some College Football Players Sit Out Their Bowl Game?03:39

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Several college football players made news this season when they decided not to play in their team's bowl game. Their argument centered on the possibility that they might get hurt, which could the affect their future in the NFL.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins checks in with sports analyst and author John U. Bacon (@johnubacon) about how the practice might affect the future of college football.

This segment aired on January 5, 2017.


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