Big Ten commissioner defends satellite camps

Plenty of coaches around the nation — specifically in the ACC and SEC — have been unhappy with the growing trend of satellite camps being held in their recruiting territories where their conferences hold the biggest footprint.

The Big Ten has openly embraced those camps that are allowed through a loophole in the NCAA rules and conference commissioner Jim Delany is defending the decision to operate those camps.

Big Ten commish Jim Delany on satellite camps: “Coaches coaching at camps doesn’t strike me as a bad practice.”

— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) April 29, 2015

Delany says any national discussion about satellite camps should also include a look at oversigning, grayshirting & “flipping” recruits.

— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) April 29, 2015


Delany: “There are some practices that are out there that are … legal that are far more objectionable than {satellite camps].”

— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) April 29, 2015


When the committees look over the rules and discuss satellite camps, perhaps the biggest order of business should be to get all conferences to operate under the same rules.

How would that be for a change?

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