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New Baseball Recruiting Model Has Everyone Buzzing


The NCAA Division I Council earlier this week approved a new recruiting model for Division I Baseball, while also making some seismic changes to the way football recruiting operates. For our purposes, the changes regarding baseball are making huge waves for good reason. An updated recruiting model was passed to curtail the recruitment and committing of young recruits.

Before now, programs were not allowed to have initiated contact with a prospective student-athlete until September 1 of their junior years. However, the loophole in all of this is that a player, parent, or third-party representative could contact a coach on the[…]