Posted by: petemangurian | March 20, 2012

Twitter Poses Fine Line for Players

Athletes have the ability to speak their minds in 140 characters, free from the watchful eyes of their coaches and sports information directors. Some have forced their coaches to bar players from using Twitter because of their irresponsible actions. Others have lambasted outgoing coaches, or announced transfer decisions.

But in several recent cases, players have congratulated prep football athletes on recruiting decisions. That is a big no-no and constitutes a secondary NCAA violation. As Mitch Sherman of ESPN Recruiting Nation points out, the NCAA generally has a difficult time catching up with the changing times, and rules regarding Twitter are no different:

For Full Article CLICK HERE (ESPN) 

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