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Ryan Trahan, a budding YouTube entrepreneur and Texas A&M cross country athlete, has been told by the NCAA he can't have his cake and eat it, too. Trahan, a 17-year-old freshman, is seeking a ruling that will allow him to stay eligible while continuing to promote his ecologically friendly bottle company via a YouTube account that has grown to?more than 14,000 subscribers. "These are the two biggest things in my life," Trahan told The Dallas Morning News. "They're asking me to throw one out the window, essentially." Trahan and the A&M athletic department are working with the NCAA to come up with a solution. Trahan said he has been told to omit references to either his company, Neptune Bottle, or his collegiate athletic pursuits. "I don't understand how I'm allowed to have a job at McDonald's or something while being a student-athlete," Trahan said in a recent video post. "But I can't have a company that I'm passionate about, that I've...
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