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College athletes already paid in full

The Chris Webber case has rekindled the argument that college athletes should be paid. Page 2's Jason Whitlock says that is simply a ridiculous viewpoint.The Chris Webber case has rekindled the argument that college athletes should be paid. Page 2's Jason Whitlock says that is simply a ridiculous viewpoint.

Updated: September 20, 2002, 12:39 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Page 2 columnist

I have no idea how much money Chris Webber and his Fab Five teammates received from old-school numbers man Ed Martin while they led the University of Michigan to back-to-back NCAA title games. In the two years I covered the Fab Five for the Ann Arbor (Mich.) News, I never met Ed Martin. Never even had a two-minute discussion about him.

I do know only a fool would watch Webber, Jalen Rose and Juwan Howard drive up to practice and games in new SUVs, gaudy jewelry dangling from their necks ...

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