Six different sports reported violations, including multiple infractions by the men’s basketball, track & field and soccer programs.
Technically football was involved in one of them, although indirectly.Nick has them tuned in when NO minor football violations....
Read more closely next time.Technically football was involved in one of them, although indirectly.
2. Sport: Men’s basketball (8/18/21)
Summary: The institution hired an individual as a football strength and conditioning coach who triggered IAWP (individual associated with a prospective student-athlete) status for a prospective men's basketball student-athlete upon his full-time enrollment.
Corrective actions taken: 1. Declared the student-athlete ineligible and sought reinstatement.
That one really made it obvious how stupid some secondary violations are. So we hired a guy to help in one sport who knows a kid recruited to play another sport. Meanwhile A&M is putting kids into one of those money hurricane machines with a backpack already full and not even starting the wind.Read more closely next time.
If we weren't in the middle of the NCAA break-up we'd see another page added to the ... Wait! How many pages are in the current NCAA Basketball rules book?That one really made it obvious how stupid some secondary violations are. So we hired a guy to help in one sport who knows a kid recruited to play another sport.
I don't disagree that the rule makes sense, but it is very nebulous. Who is close enough? Relatives, coaches, etc make sense but what about the dude at church you have known for your whole life? I doubt he counts but in some cases he has more influence than a parent.To your point, that rule makes sense. We've seen high school coaches given jobs at the same school as one of the commitments from his players. It appears there needs to be some clarification to the rule (unless there's a significant link between the coach and said player. Then we'll need another page.)