Notre Dame player tweet could lead to NCAA violation

tyler-eifert

Every week an athlete, coach or recruit gets in trouble with Twitter. Actually, it’s more often than that.

Around 7pm CT last night, Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert Tweeted: “Big recruiting day tomorrow here at ND. Looking forward to meeting and hangin with 5 star Fort Wayne native @JaeeSmiff9ENT

Eifert’s eagerness to meet recruit Jaylon Smith may be a violation against NCAA restrictions on a current student-athlete publicizing a prospective student-athlete’s visit to campus, which could be considered an “institutional” violation.

[Read more…]