[stextbox id=”custom”] Â The NCAA approved a recruiting rule this week that would prohibit schools from hiring a person who is associated with a recruit for a two-year period before or after a recruit enrolls, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The proposal stemmed from recruiting instances involving Michael Beasley (former Kansas State player) and John Wall (Kentucky), where colleges hired their AAU basketball coaches seemingly in an attempt to improve their chances of signing the players.
Failing to pass was a measure that would have prevented schools from from using anyone not enrolled at a school, nor on the coaching staff, from teaching at a school’s camps or clinics. This was aimed at preventing schools from compensating family members or individuals with close ties to players being recruited. We could list another example here but won’t.
One step at a time …