usA Today Article

By: crunchgodabruinknees

"The AAF is backed by an array of investors, including NBA great Shaquille O’Neal and the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Founders Fund. And it’s not so much of a football league as it is a football league tied with a larger business that aims to innovate with technology in sports gambling and other data-driven field"

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Our league isn’t subject to the NFL’s three-year rule,” said Luck, a former NCAA executive and father of NFL quarterback Andrew Luck. “We could do it. We want to be smart about it. I’m a big believer in college athletics and college football. I also realize there are lots of different situations for young people. Some are academically ineligible. Some need to earn money, quite honestly. Some transferred and have to sit out a year and may not want to do that. Everybody’s got a somewhat unique circumstance, and there are players like Trevor Lawrence, who is an incredibly gifted kid. ... Who knows if he’d be interested?”

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