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Mack Brown hoping for player stipend

Updated: June 27, 2012, 9:21 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The new playoff system means big money for major college football, as much as a half-billion dollars per year just in television rights alone.

That has Texas coach Mack Brown -- among others -- wondering if some of that windfall should be heading the players' way.

"In my opinion, with the amount of money the playoff will generate, I hope we can revisit the student-athlete stipend," Brown tweeted soon after the new, semifinal format was approved by university presidents ...

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