Protecting the Players: Do Colleges and Universities Owe a Legal or Moral Duty to Collegiate Student-Athletes?

By Patrick Lichtenstein Gregory Ploetz had everything a collegiate student-athlete could hope for: he played Division I college football at the University of Texas, won a national championship, and was even named the Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year.[1] However, starting in the early 2000s, Ploetz started displaying signs of memory loss, confusion, erratic […]