New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 marked the first day of the new recruiting rules set out by the NCAA Division I Council last week. The regulations affect a large number of sports (but not American football, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and men’s ice hockey, which have their own recruiting timelines) and are meant to curb early recruiting of … More New NCAA Division I Recruiting Rules Go into Effect on May 1, 2019

New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

New rules regarding National Letters of Intent (NLIs) will eliminate the “early” signing period, unifying it with the previous “regular” signing period, for all sports other than football and basketball. NLIs are one-year scholarship agreements that make up the framework of the NCAA scholarship system. An NLI is a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete … More New NLI Rule Eliminates Early Signing Period for Most Sports

NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules

The NCAA Division I Council adopted legislation this week that will change the way student-athletes are recruited for all sports except football and men’s and women’s basketball. The new rules aim to give a prospective student-athlete more time in the recruiting process, mirroring the schedule other students follow when choosing where to go to college. … More NCAA Division I Council Adopts New Recruiting Rules

Signing Day 2016

You may have heard that November 9th was Signing Day. But what does that mean? Who signed? What did they sign? What happens to me if I didn’t sign? To begin with, there is no one Signing Day. November 9th kicked off the week-long “Early Signing Period” for all sports other than football, soccer, and … More Signing Day 2016