as in the past Universities are not allowed to pay salaries to players. And athletes will not be allowed to receive money from anyone in exchange for enrolling in a particular school.
The proposed policies are intended to be temporary amendments until permanent rules are written or parliament intervenes. It applies exclusively to Division I universities, which have more than 170,000 student-athletes and have some of the richest and most prestigious leagues in college sports, including Power 5: the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference officials. In the II and III divisions, which comprise about 750 schools and more than 320,000 players, it is expected to vote on similar plans this week.
Richard J. Enser, commissioner of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference since 1988, said of this approach: “It is recognized that we have to adjust our business operations in relation to student-athletes.
NCAA leaders “are in a position where they have to create policies that allow us to start responding to reality. But realized there was a lot to learn in the next month. And we have to adjust accordingly,” Ensor said.
in october National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics It is separated from the NCAA and has approximately 77,000 student-athletes in most smaller schools. Vote for players to get paid for their public appearances and endorsements.
NCAA leaders have confirmed for months that they are keen to move forward with new approaches to give players more economic opportunities. And while it is true that many prominent figures in athletics have called on the 115-year-old association to loosen its long-standing restrictions. The college sports industry is doing its thing right now, largely because there are very few options.
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio and Texas all have laws or executive orders that go into effect Thursday. That would allow college athletes to earn income. More than a dozen other states have passed similar measures with later effective dates. But Congress, on the NCAA’s failure, has yet to reach an agreement to overturn state statutes and propose a national standard in federal law.