Bill Connelly takes a look at the recent PAC-12 players announcement and writes how he thinks we could improve the college football model. In short, he believes we should:
- College athletes must be granted restriction-free rights to profit off of their name, image and likeness.
- College athletes must be granted negotiation power and basic rights regarding health care and educational opportunity.
- College sports must provide proper centralized leadership that governs the sport and faces proper oversight.
I've always enjoyed Bill's work and think this article is definitely worth a read.
Also, if you've never seen it before, I also recommend reading through his platform to become College Football Commissioner: