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Athletes with College Degrees: 18 Examples of Sports Stars That Went Back to School

Oct. 21, 2013 Rasmussen College

Like many young kids growing up, you may have dreamed about becoming a professional athlete. It’s a great dream that is reproduced across scores of local courts, diamonds and fields.

And while becoming a professional athlete is one path that can help you live out your dreams and alleviate any future financial concerns, in reality, most college athletes go pro in something other than sports – that’s why earning a college degree is incredibly important.

But just because someone had the unique talent to play pro sports, a good number of athletes demonstrated their own commitment to earning an education as well.

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