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NCAA Expected to Approve One-Time Transfer Rule

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The NCAA Division I Council approved a one-time transfer rule allowing all student-athletes to change schools once without needing to sit out for a year.

The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach reports a final vote on Thursday will determine whether players will have a notification deadline to inform current programs of a potential move, with a proposed May 1 date for fall or winter athletes and a July 1 deadline for spring athletes.

Athletes in all sports — including football and men’s basketball — will be able to transfer one time and receive immediate eligibility.

“The Council also approved notification dates for those transferring,” The Athletic reports, citing sources. “In normal years, there will be a May 1 notification date for fall/winter athletes to tell their school they are leaving and a July 1 deadline for spring athletes.”

The Council also approved a return to the normal sport-specific recruiting calendar on June 1, which ends a 15-month recruiting dead period.

The article states that everything must be finalized during the Thursday meeting to be official.

Written by Meg Turner

Meg graduated from the University of Central Florida and writes and tweets about anything related to sports. She replies to comments she shouldn't reply to online and thinks the CFP Rankings are absolutely rigged. Follow her on Twitter at @Megnturner_ and Instagram at @Megnturner.

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