PID # 2 – Impermissible Recruiting Contacts & Evaluations

Public Infractions Decision The following information relates to a recently published Public Infractions Decision made by the Committee on Infractions (COI). Facts: During the 2015 spring evaluation period, two assistant football coaches made impermissible in-person contact with two prospects as well as exceeded the number of permissible evaluations during said evaluation period (max of two).…

Daily Rules Revelation – January 3, 2017 – Replacement of Coaching Staff with Non-Coaching Staff Member

Scenario: Coffee Grounds University’s football team recently lost an up-and-coming quarterbacks coach to a non-conference school. The head football coach wants to replace this coach as soon as possible with a quality control assistant (non-coaching staff member); however, he is unsure if he wants to hire this individual full-time and may want to find another…

November 16, 2016 – Conference Championship Awards

To build on yesterday’s post, the NCAA has also provided institutions and conferences flexibility to provide awards to teams that win a conference regular-season or postseason game/tournament championship. Specifically, an institution and conference are both permitted to provide a team with a championship award (regular season and/or postseason) that is valued at $325. For example,…

November 15, 2016 – Participation Awards – Conference Championships

For those unaware, NCAA rules permit an institution and/or conference to provide student-athletes participating in a conference championship contest or tournament with a participation award(s), the total value of which cannot exceed $375. For example, if conference wanted to provide all student-athletes participating in a conference championship game with a $250 Apple Watch and the…