Oh, look. Mark Emmert’s moving his lips again.
Emmert said allowing athletes to earn money for things such as endorsements from outside sources is worthy of consideration.
“There’s a lot of discussion about the Olympic model and think it’s well deserving of serious consideration inside the context of college sports,” he said.
The Olympic model is the least impactful thing schools could do from the standpoint of player compensation affecting their bottom line, but this is meaningless prattle from the NCAA head, because there’s zero interest in it from his constituents.
Those of you concerned about unforeseen consequences, well, that’s what you get when those holding power aren’t motivated to find middle ground. We’ll see how that works out for them over the long haul.