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NCAA adopts football recruiting rule changes

Hope recruits don't lose their phone chargers! And get that unlimited plan.

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Cancel plans for your recruiting army

Two rules that deregulated certain aspects of recruiting have been suspended by the NCAA after it received feedback from its member institutions.

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Could NCAA reverse course on recruiting rules?

Could recruits get a reprieve from a barrage of electronic communication?

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NCAA to eliminate rules against texting, more

On Saturday, NCAA officials announced the elimination of rules against coaches texting recruits, sending printed materials and more.

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Jimbo Fisher dislikes proposed recruiting rules

Mitch Sherman caught up to Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and asked him about the proposed rule changes to college football recruiting currently being considered by the NCAA.

Read: How college football recruiting rules could change the game.

Specifically, Fisher tackled the issue of unregulated (read: unlimited) phone calls and text messages.

It sounds good. But here's the difference between football and basketball: In football, you're recruiting 25; in basketball, you're recruiting three or four. I'm going to tell you what, for an assistant coach's life right now, it's fixing to change dramatically. You're not going to have a family life. You talk about burnout? I mean, I'm for communication and opening it up, but how are your coaches going to have a life? Because if you're not spending the time, somebody else is. Your staff, they may need to grow. I don't know if you have enough people on your staff to do that. That's a very scary avenue to go down, in my opinion.

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