Study: Steroid Use Widespread in College Football

December 21, 2012

Official statistics from the National Collegiate Athletic Association suggest that steroid use is rare in college athletics. But an Associated Press investigation has found that many football players routinely gain 30 pounds or more of muscle a year, without any skepticism from their teams about possible steroid use. The investigation by the AP combined data on football players' weight with interviews with players and other experts, who described the ease with which athletes can escape detection for steroid use.


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