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Old 08-30-2007, 12:09 AM   #10
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Default Re: OJ Mayo To Stay 2 Years At USC ???

When it comes to players of his talent, education is overrated. The point of college is to prepare an individual for a career. If he does go in the lottery, he's got two guaranteed years where he will gross more than most college graduates do in their entire careers. You don't need a Finance degree to realize that he could put his savings in an S&P500 index fund, retire after his 4 years in the NBA and live off of the interest for the rest of his life.

Yes, education is nice to fall back on if he has a career-threatening injury during his freshman year but if he's healthy come Pre-Draft camp there's no financial incentive to stay in school. If he does stay, it'll be because he loves it in college.
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