June 14th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

Bill Moos regards the NCAA’s rule change that eases restrictions on athlete transfers as being a starting point of sorts. “To tell you the truth, I think it’s just the very beginning of a broader reform,” the first-year Nebraska athletic director said Wednesday. Bottom line, “Change was coming,” he said. “The wording on this change is solid.” Effective Oct. 15, college athletes no longer will need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school. Under the new rule, athletes will be permitted to be contacted by other schools when they notify their current coaches, who then will have two days to enter athletes’ names into an NCAA-managed database that will alert schools who can be recruited. The change comes with stricter tampering rules to help appease coaches with concerns that illegal recruiting could occur. -Steve M. Sipple, Lincoln Star Journal, Read More

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