Sapakoff: Clemson football P.A.W. Journey should be model for all SC | Clemson

Our beloved college football pastime comes these days with urgent real life questions:

Why don’t players have lifetime insurance for brain trauma and other participation injuries?

Why is name, image and likeness compensation legislation taking so long?

Why didn’t players speak out more on social issues earlier?

But Clemson’s P.A.W. Journey — a pet program within one of America’s most prominent sports programs — offers one beautiful answer.

Not just for football players or other college athletes, but for life itself.



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Adoption of something similar to head coach Dabo Swinney’s life-enrichment lab ranging from career development to home life, would make a great way for South Carolina universities and high schools to help less-privileged students.

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