Spry 5 – April 19, 2022

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SEASONS ARE CHANGING

Spring brings a flurry of change on college campuses. Sports are wrapping up, students are studying for finals and preparing for graduation and summer break. And by now, all student-athletes should have reported their earnings from NIL opportunities and be planning for next year’s opportunities.


NIL SUSTAINABILITY

Football coach weighs in

Paying a player to attend a particular school is still a violation of NCAA rules, but NIL deals have quickly become intertwined with recruiting — both high school prospects and the growing number of college transfers. Read what Nick Saban, head football coach at Alabama, thinks of the current state of college sports.

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COMPLIANCE

Who is responsible for NCAA violations?

Former Oregon football player, Doug Brenner, filed a lawsuit against his college coaching staff for NCAA violations. Learn more about the opening testimony here.

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TAXES, TAXES, TAXES

NIL deals and taxes

April marks the end of tax season. We hope that all student-athletes who took advantage of NIL opportunities were able to properly report the income.

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HIGHSCHOOL NIL

Check out Ohio

Will Ohio be the next state to allow NIL opportunities for highschool athletes? The conversation is on the table.

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