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Virginia Tech Looking Into Fining Its Football Players Money As Discipline Measure

Soon, college football players will be able to receive cost of attendance stipends to go along with their full scholarships. At Virginia Tech, the 2015-2016 COA figure is listed at $3,620 for out of state players, per CBS Sports. If defensive coordinator Bud Foster has his way, that money may also open up the option for coaches to fine players for transgressions. Foster spoke about the idea with the media today.

">August 26, 2015

">August 26, 2015

As you can imagine, the idea is not very popular so far.

">August 26, 2015

">August 26, 2015

">August 26, 2015

As the sport moves towards more rights, and money, for college players, it doesn't seem like this is a very feasible idea, especially as long as the money involved is in the low thousands, and players aren't considered employees.