College athletes using platform to address social issues

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2003, file photo, newly hired Mississippi State head football coach Sylvester Croom gestures during a press conference in Starkville, Miss. Croom, who became the first Black head football coach in SEC history when he was hired by Mississippi State, said the NCAA's recent trend toward making it easier for athletes to transfer schools and gain immediate eligibility has helped them find their voice.

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