1 Updates
NCAA to Implement 5 New Football Recruiting Rules
Photo Credit: Getty Images

NCAA to Implement 5 New Football Recruiting Rules

Oct 30 2013, 9:41pm CDT | by

The NCAA's Division I Board of Directors approved five new football recruiting rules on Wednesday which are to be implemented immediately.

The NCAA's Division I Board of Directors approved five new football recruiting rules on Oct. 30. According to Michelle Brutlag Hosick of the NCAA's official website, the new rules are "effective...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

46 weeks ago

NCAA to Implement 5 New Football Recruiting Rules

Oct 30 2013, 9:41pm CDT | by

NCAA to Implement 5 New Football Recruiting Rules Photo Credit: Getty Images

The NCAA's Division I Board of Directors approved five new football recruiting rules on Wednesday which are to be implemented immediately.

The NCAA's Division I Board of Directors approved five new football recruiting rules on Oct. 30.

According to Michelle Brutlag Hosick of the NCAA's official website, the new rules are "effective immediately." These new measures are by-products of months of extensive research which included surveys of student-athletes and coaches.

The new rules are as follows:

a. Allowing football student-athletes to participate in preparations for the season over a period of two months during the summer. Among those which are part of the preparations include up to eight hours per week of strength training, which may include two hours of film review. These student-athletes must be enrolled in summer school.

 b. Banning a school's staff members from attending all-star games and from interacting with prosepctive recruits throughout the duration of these games.

c. "Establish a dead period when no in-person recruiting can take place," per Hosick.

d. Implementing a 14-day dead period in late June and early July for Football Bowl Subdivision schools.

e. Allowing schools to subsidize meals for up to four family members who accompany a recruit when he is on an official visit. 

The Associated Press also reported that the board asked the Leadership Council to look into the appropriateness of heavy reliance on online learning for student-athletes.
This was due to the fact that some university presidents want to emphasize actual classroom learning among student-atheltes while others maintained that they be given the same opportunities as regular students. 
 

Don't miss ...

 


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

South Korean stars light up Asiad opening ceremony
Incheon, Sep 19 (IANS) South Korean stars shone brightly at the opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games here Friday.
 
 
Colours, technology dominate Asiad opening ceremony
Incheon, Sep 19 (IANS) Vibrant use of colours and technology dominated the opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games being held at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Friday.
 
 
Incheon Asian Games declared open
Incheon, Sep 19 (IANS) The 2014 Asian Games officially opened at the western South Korean port city of Incheon Friday evening, attracting more than 14,000 athletes and officials from 45 countries and regions across the continent.
 
 
Sardar leads Indian contingent at Asiad opening ceremony
Incheon, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh led the country's Asian Games contingent at the Opening Ceremony held at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here Friday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Keanu Reeves encounters intruder
Keanu Reeves came face-to-face with an intruder in his home on Monday (09.15.14). The 'Matrix' actor was reportedly woken at around 4am by sounds coming from the library in his Hollywood Hills home, so went to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Michael Douglas: It's OK to tell actresses to lose weight
Michael Douglas thinks it's fine for actresses to be told to lose weight. The 69-year-old actor is currently starring in 'The Reach', a film for which his co-star Jeremy Irvine was asked to put on 20 pounds of muscle,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Nick Frost for Doctor Who Christmas special
Nick Frost is to guest star in the 'Doctor Who' Christmas special. The 'Shaun of the Dead' star is to join the titular Time Lord, played by Peter Capaldi, and his companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) for the one-off...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jennifer Garner doesn't want Twitter guilt
Jennifer Garner doesn't want Twitter to make her feel ''guilty''. The 'Men, Women & Children' actress - who has kids Violet, eight, Seraphina, five, and Samuel, two, with husband Ben Affleck - admits she isn't very...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Fashion Police future in doubt
'Fashion Police' may come to an end following Joan Rivers' death. Host Giuliana Rancic - who has worked on the show alongside the late comic since it began in 2010 - admits producers, including her friend's daughter...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Nicole Kidman's eulogy to dad
Nicole Kidman paid tribute to her ''friend and protector'' at her father's funeral today (09.19.14). The 47-year-old actress gave a eulogy for her beloved dad Dr. Anthony Kidman at St Francis Xavier Church in Lavender...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jessica Simpson astronaut dream dashed by ice cream
Jessica Simpson was put off becoming an astronaut because she hated the ice cream at space camp. The singer and fashion designer used to want to fly around space as her job but her aspirations were cruelly crushed...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Lauren Conrad spent 11 months writing vows
Lauren Conrad spent 11 months writing her wedding vows. The 28-year-old designer, who tied the knot with 34-year-old William Tell at a winery in Santa Ynez, California earlier this month, was determined to blow him away...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Liv Tyler doesn't want to know baby's sex
Liv Tyler wants to keep the sex of her unborn baby a surprise. The 'Leftovers' actress, who already has son Milo, nine, with ex-husband Royston Langdon, is reportedly expecting her first child with British boyfriend...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Sharif accuses opponents of using human shields
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS/RAY) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday accused cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and religious leader Tahirul Qadri and their parties of "inciting people to opt for mutiny". He...
Read more on Politics Balla