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MR: Not me. Not anymore, I should say. Any rookie who would tell you they weren't unsure at one point or another when they walked to the line of scrimmage is lying to you.
DP: What do you do when that happens?
MR: You look at one of the veterans and say, "Hey, man, what's goin' on here?"
DP: What do you think of recent proposals to pay college football players?
MR: With the amount of money football programs bring into institutions, I'm not opposed to it. I don't think paying players is going to solve the problem of players' taking extra benefits. Anybody at [that age] with an opportunity to make extra money is going to be tempted. But it needs to be discussed and probably eventually will happen.
DP: How much money would have been enough at Boston College?
MR: It's an expensive city. I would need extra money. Compared to some places in the Midwest, your money doesn't go as far [in Boston].
DP: So you might have gone to a school in the Midwest instead?
MR: Once you finally turn 21, the cost of a Bud Light in Iowa City is a little bit less than the cost of a Bud Light in Boston. It definitely could change where people go.
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