“It appears that the selfish interests of a few schools and conferences, prevailed over the best interests of future potential student athletes,” Leach told Cougfan.com.
“The mission of universities and athletic programs should be to provide future students athletes with exposure to opportunities, not limit them,” said Leach. “It appears to me that some universities and conferences are willing to sacrifice the interests of potential student athletes for no better reasons than to selfishly monopolize their recruiting bases.
“I will be fascinated to hear any legitimate reasoning, behind this ruling, that goes beyond that. We need to rethink this if we are ACTUALLY what we say we are.”
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