Across the South, college football is in full swing. But football is just one of dozens of NCAA sports. In any season, student-athletes are pushing themselves on the field and in class. They get scholarships and generate billions of dollars. But they also struggle with their studies on top of what's really a demanding, full-time job.
In Part One of the Southern Education Desk series "All In The Game," WBHM-Birmingham's Dan Carsen looks at tensions between sports and academics, through the eyes of the athletes themselves.