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Monday, June 04, 2007

SEC will vote on football recruiting change

DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference will vote today whether to submit NCAA legislation that would change football's spring evaluation period to a contact period.

The proposal, initiated by Florida, says it is increasingly difficult for head coaches to avoid contact with recruits while walking in a school while classes are in session.

The NCAA limits coaches to "exchange of a greeting" with recruits between April 15 and May 31. The rule generated attention recently when Alabama coach Nick Saban was accused of offering more than a greeting to recruits. Saban denied the reports.

Read the rest of the article in The Birmingham News.

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