The NCAA is synonymous with making a boatload of money and not sharing the wealth with any of its amateur athletes. As universities get richer and richer, a lot of the players are happy just to get a free ride, go to parties, and hopefully make it to the next level.
But, just for once, what if all those rules were eliminated? Which players would deserve signature sneakers before they even became professionals? With Johnny Manziel's current fight with the NCAA over whether he did or didn't accept money for over 4,000 signed pieces of memorabilia—we cut to the chase. Here are players, if allowed, who should have their name on a pair of kicks already. From basketball and football studs to college pitchers, here are 15 College Athletes Who Deserve Signature Sneakers Right Now.