NCAA Explores Compensation for Student-Athletes

NCAA Explores Compensation for Student-Athletes

Written by T.J. Inman (@TJHoosierHuddle)

NCAA president Mark Emmert and the board of governors announced Tuesday that a new federal and state legislation group will be formed to work on a report on providing compensation to college athletes. The group, led by Big East commissioner Val Ackerman and Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith, will consider how the NCAA rules can be modified or altered to allow college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.

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NCAA Rules Panel Approves Adjustments to Targeting and Other Rules

NCAA Rules Panel Approves Adjustments to Targeting and Other Rules

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The rule for targeting has been controversial at best since its inception prior to the 2013 season and because of this the NCAA is tweaking the rule heading into the 2019 season. On Wednesday the NCAA announced in a release that “beginning in the fall in games using video review, instant replay officials will be directed to examine all aspects of the play and confirm the targeting foul when all elements of targeting are present. If any element of targeting cannot be confirmed, the replay official will overturn the targeting foul. There will not be an option for letting the call on the field “stand” during a targeting review — it must either be confirmed or overturned. Games using the halftime video review procedure will continue to use the current process.”

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Indiana Quarterback Jack Tuttle Granted Waiver to Play Immediately by NCAA

Indiana Quarterback Jack Tuttle Granted Waiver to Play Immediately by NCAA

Written by Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

Waiting for the NCAA to do anything can be very frustrating. A day after Indiana head coach Tom Allen said he had “zero control” over the situation, the Hoosiers patience has paid off. On Wednesday morning Indiana’s football program announced the Jack Tuttle had been granted a waiver from the NCAA in a press release (below).

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Redshirt Rule Change Will Have Major Benefits For Indiana

Redshirt Rule Change Will Have Major Benefits For Indiana

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@Hoosier_Huddle)

The NCAA passed a common sense rule that changes how redshirts can be used on Wednesday morning. According to a release from the NCAA freshman Division I football players can play up to four games without losing a year of eligibility, "The new exception allows football players to preserve a season of competition if, for example, injuries or other factors result in them competing in a small number of games."

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With Immediate Eligibility for Transfers Looming, We Ask is This a Good or Bad Thing?

With Immediate Eligibility for Transfers Looming, We Ask is This a Good or Bad Thing?

Written By Nathan Comp

Huddle Up: The Details

As early as September 2017, Andrew Slater of 247Sports broke a story revealing a potential major change in college football and basketball: immediate eligibility for transfers. Yesterday, those rumblings got louder as it was revealed these changes may be much closer on the horizon than it was originally thought.

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Power- Five Commissioners Announce Agreement for Changes in How Much Time Students Play Sports

Power- Five Commissioners Announce Agreement for Changes in How Much Time Students Play Sports

The commissioners of the five autonomy conferences today announced an agreement in concept on changes they will propose that are intended to give students who play sports more time off.  The purpose of the changes is to rebalance the student experience between athletics and campus life, providing students with more time to focus on other college interests, including academics, work experience, travel, and additional rest.

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