Division I Council

DI Council introduces early recruiting proposal

A proposed Division I recruiting model would provide prospective student-athletes the opportunity to make more informed decisions.

DI Council introduces football staff size change

Football Bowl Subdivision staff sizes could have new parameters if legislation introduced into the 2017-18 cycle by the Division I Council is adopted.

Council introduces basketball start-of-season change proposal

Division I basketball games could start three days earlier, if legislation introduced today by the Division I Council is adopted.

Working group seeks input on transfer concepts

The Division I Council Transfer Working Group will ask the membership for feedback on several potential concepts designed to create the best outcomes for both student-athletes and schools involved in the transfer process.

New DI Council chair brings strong experience, vision

Blake James has always been intrigued by college sports. The athletics director at Miami (Florida) knew when he was a student himself that he wanted to work in the field. Now James is the new chair of the Division I Council, the day-to-day decision-making body for the division.

DI Council adopts new football recruiting model

The Division I Council acted Friday to offer potential Division I football student-athletes earlier opportunities for official visits to college campuses and increase their access to college coaches. The Council also acted to make the recruiting environment more transparent and better tied to high schools.

DI Council votes to eliminate football two-a-days

Division I football players will no longer practice on the field multiple times a day in the preseason, the Division I Council decided at its April 13-14 meeting in Indianapolis.

DI Council addresses enforcement issues, sport committees

The Division I Council met Oct. 4-5 in Indianapolis in a legislative-heavy meeting. The group’s last meeting before the deadline to introduce new proposals into the 2016-17 legislative cycle saw members introduce potential new rules intended to enhance the student-athlete experience by reducing demands on time and alter recruiting rules in football and women’s basketball.

Council aims to improve access with football camps proposal

Division I football recruits could experience an improved recruiting environment, if new legislation introduced by the Division I Council is adopted.

DI to consider early signing period in football

High school football prospects could experience greater transparency in the recruiting process if a new football recruiting model introduced by the Division I Council is adopted.

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