Football stakeholders seek progress on agent issue Though the recent debate over agents and student-athletes isn’t just about football, the issue affects the sport. Read more »
Interview with NCAA Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities: Rachel Newman Baker talks about the issues surrounding agents.
Overview of NCAA bylaws governing athlete agents: If a student-athlete enters into a prohibited agreement with an agent, the student-athlete is ineligible for intercollegiate competition.
FAQ on Uniform Athlete Agents Act: Information about the UAAA, a model state law that provides a means of regulating the conduct of athlete agents.
List of agents Do’s and Don’ts: There are guidelines that agents should follow to comply with NCAA amateurism rules and the Uniform Athlete Agents Act.
As a follow up to the initial August teleconference, representatives from the NCAA staff, its member schools, Collegiate Commissioners Association, NFL, NFL Players Association, American Football Coaches Association, state government and the agent community met this week in Indianapolis to discuss the issue of improper agent activity with student-athletes. This group represents the variety of perspective needed to identify opportunities for greater collaboration on educational and enforcement efforts. The group will meet again later this fall to continue discussions and further look at potential solutions.