Education: Men of Letters

In a study of the postgraduate record of its great 1948 football team (Big Ten champion) the University of Michigan's Alumnus offered evidence that star athletes are not the academic dopes that legend has them. Of the 34 men who won their letters, all graduated on time, and seven went on to higher degrees. Of the 22 top players, three are doctors, one is a medical student, two are lawyers, two are architects, eleven are in business, one is a TV sports director, only two have become football coaches.


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