Sports Illustrated: The SEC, NCAA and a Fight to Change College Sports

SI’s Ross Dellenger cites the Knight Commission’s October 2020 survey of college administrators and subsequent recommendations.

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Last October, the Knight Commission released a sweeping survey in which it polled college administrators on two potential future NCAA models: (1) create a fourth division made up only of the 65 Power 5 teams; (2) separate the sport of football for an FBS-only association. More than 60% of Power 5 administrators supported the first option, the survey said. Another 44% of all administrators said they support the second option. In its post-survey conclusion, the Knight Commission recommended the latter—separating FBS under a new governance structure that would only regulate football while all other sports remain under the NCAA governance.