Updated Feb 15, 2013 - 9:47 am
NFL rule preventing younger players is "un-American"
There's plenty of debate about whether young players should be allowed to leave college football early for a shot at the NFL.
The controversy has reared up again with the draft approaching and the spotlight on South Carolina standout defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Clowney would likely be one of the first picks, but he's only a sophomore and ineligible for the draft. NFL rules require all potential draftees be at least three years removed from high school.
There's talk Clowney is considering sitting out a season or taking out an insurance policy to protect against a potentially career-ending injury.
Thursday on "Bob and Groz", 710 ESPN's Bob Stelton and Dave Grosby criticized the NFL for the rule, calling it "un-American", especially in light of the fact 18-year-olds can fight in the military and be considered an adult.
Stelton and Grosby take issue with the rule in the video below:
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