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Youth Has Been Served
Rick Telander
May 04, 1992
The NFL has been tapping underclassmen, and the results have been mostly for the good
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May 04, 1992

Youth Has Been Served

The NFL has been tapping underclassmen, and the results have been mostly for the good

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Notre Dame quarterback Rick Mirer disagreed. "I'm not in a hurry to start paying taxes," he said. "Twenty years from now I'd be disappointed if I gave away my senior year. You're only a senior once."

Whitfield soon will he a millionaire, as the eighth player chosen Sunday, by the Atlanta Falcons. Mirer is taking 18 hours of courses this spring, planning a trip to Europe this summer and looking forward to his senior season of football. Both men are right. It's good they were free to choose.

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