NCAA reportedly considering 10-day window for satellite camps

Based off all the discussion regarding satellite camps over the past two years, there's undoubtedly going to be more regulation surrounding the camps. And one way of regulating them could be by shortening the timeframe when camps are allowed.

According to the Virginian Pilot, the NCAA is considering giving schools 10 days for satellite camps (instead of the 30 days now). Not only would fewer days mean fewer camps, schools wouldn't likely nearly be traveling as much because of the shorter timeframe. Michigan is spending upwards of $300,000 on its satellite camps.

You also undoubtedly know of Alabama coach Nick Saban's disdain towards the current (lack of) regulation of satellite camps, though Alabama and Michigan are working some camps together this June.

There's also an interesting partnership that's a possibility. The Pilot notes the NCAA is also "considering banning satellite football camps and replacing them next spring with camps it would sponsor at NFL training centers and high schools."

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Other rule changes not related to satellite camps are also reportedly being discussed, though former Louisiana-Monroe coach and current head of the American Football Coaches Association Todd Berry told the Pilot in an email that approximately 50 changes are being considered.

The report cited anonymous college coaches and is worth reading in full for a look into what are some of those rule changes that could considered before the 2017 season. Here's a big possibility:

High school football players who are rising seniors might be able to sign binding letters of intent after July 31. This would eliminate the early February signing day. If this rule takes effect, there is a proposed provision allowing players who have signed with a school to be released without penalty if the head coach leaves.

Unrelated to an early signing period, many Baylor recruits are requesting to be released from their National Letters of Intent after coach Art Briles' firing. The school has been so far reluctant to let the players go.

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