Marcus Dupree, Cam Newton and the South’s Underground Economy

Both men, separated by 28 years, are illustrations of an immutable truth — sending top athletes to college instead of allowing them to turn professional at 18 creates an underground economy. Instead of permitting players to cash in on their market value, as we allow those with great talents in all other walks of life — Taylor Swift isn’t singing in the chorus at Vanderbilt — we require these athletes to serve apprenticeships in football and basketb