This comes only a couple days after Jay Bilas decided to show the NCAA’s hypocrisy. Did Bilas’ public tweetfest become that final straw in this whole NCAA mess?
It’s very shocking that the NCAA would hold on for so long with all the controversy that has stemmed over the years.
This is a step in the right direction but it still doesn’t solve the issue of the NCAA using these student-athletes for their own profit and the athletes themselves don’t receive a fair compensation.
But I guess baby steps right now is the best. I hope they get it right down the line.
The NCAA is angry at Johnny Manziel for supposedly selling his autograph for money. That’s against the NCAA rules. In fact, using the player’s image or likeness for profit is something the NCAA has said they would never to do expose their players.
Despite the NCAA claiming this, it’s clear that they do it anyway through their loopholes. No player names are used in any kind of merchandise that is sold, but it’s so quite obvious that it refers to a certain player.
So the NCAA has gotten heat over this and ESPN’s Jay Bilas decided to show that the NCAA is doing the opposite of what they’re professing.