If this is true…
There is much work to be done and any drastic changes to transfer rules across all NCAA sports are likely a few years away at least. But change is coming, and guiding principles already have been established by the university presidents who make up the NCAA board of directors.
One thing is clear: New transfer rules will be rooted in academics, according to a statement released last week by the Division I Council group working on the topic.
Students with better grades could face fewer restrictions if they want to transfer, and schools may end up with less control over where athletes go… [Emphasis added.]
… expect the number of Alabama players taking calculus, advanced genetics and nuclear physics classes to increase exponentially. If there’s one thing Nick Saban knows how to do, it’s work those envelope edges.