NCAA proposes major change in transfer policy Published: April 18, 2014

A proposed NCAA policy change could eliminate much of the controversy over hardship waivers for athletes who transfer.

The Division I Leadership Council recommended Friday that athletes who transfer "as a result of difficult life or family circumstances" should get an extra year of eligibility tacked on to the back end of their careers but would no longer be able to apply for immediate eligibility at their new school.

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