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I want to laugh, then take a shower

Updated: February 5, 2010, 8:42 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The first thing you should know about USC offering a football scholarship to a 13-year-old quarterback is that the NCAA has practically nothing to say about it.

It launched a presidential task force a few years ago to kick around the idea of stopping coaches from offering scholarships to schoolyard players. It even stressed the harmful effects those offers could have on the kids, who might not work as hard afterward.

In the end, it recommended that "an appropriate and complete study ...

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