New NCAA recruiting regulations

Note the following changes for student-athletes enrolling on or after August 1st, 2016 for Div. I:

(1) updated sliding scale with the new GPA requirement of 2.3 to be competition eligible:

(2) 10 core courses to be completed prior to the start of senior year that become “locked-in” and cannot be retake for grade improvement.

(3) register at the beginning of the sophomore year at  

Purpose for the change:

  • College coaches/recruiters want solidified eligibility declarations earlier so that they can distribute scholarship offers with less risk/higher probability of return on their investment.

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