How "Loss of Value" Insurance is Changing College Football: Part 1

By Matt Heller

Former USC standout Marqise Lee stands to be the first publicly known player to collect on a "loss of value" policy, a relatively new form of insurance that protects future NFL prospects from an injury-induced tumble down the draft charts. Lee could collect big—he reportedly has as much as $5 million in coverage.

Players, agents, and coaches are riveted to the fate of Lee's claim. Whether Lee recovers some or all of his policy could have major implications for convincing star college players to forgo the draft and return to play our their eligibility.

In part one of a multi-part series, Annenberg Radio News reporter Matt Heller explores how loss of value insurance is rapidly changing college football.