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Kain Colter, a former quarterback for Northwestern University, sits during an interview with The Associated Press in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 27, 2014. A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board decided in favor of the Northwestern players to unionize following a decision on Wednesday, March 26. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

Kain Colter, a former quarterback for Northwestern University, sits during an interview with The Associated Press in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 27, 2014. A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board decided in favor of the Northwestern players to unionize following a decision on Wednesday, March 26. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (2), wears APU for “All Players United” on wrist tape as he scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Maine in Evanston, Ill. The decision to allow Northwestern football players to unionize raises an array of questions for college sports. Among them, state schools vs. public schools, powerhouse programs vs. smaller colleges. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (2) wears APU for “All Players United” on wrist tape while celebrates with running back Stephen Buckley (8) and wide receiver Kyle Prater (21) after scoring a touchdown in an NCAA college football game against Maine in Evanston, Ill. The decision to allow Northwestern football players to unionize raises an array of questions for college sports. Among them, state schools vs. public schools, powerhouse programs vs. smaller colleges. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Kain Colter, a former quarterback for Northwestern University, sits during an interview with The Associated Press in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 27, 2014. A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board decided in favor of the Northwestern players to unionize following a decision on Wednesday, March 26. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

Kain Colter, a former quarterback for Northwestern University, stands during an interview with The Associated Press in Bradenton, Fla., Thursday, March 27, 2014. A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board decided in favor of the Northwestern players to unionize following a decision on Wednesday, March 26. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)

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