Talk of a Division IV? No matter what, current structure must change
Well, someone already has. Jeffrey Kessler, the attorney who argued the case that led to NFL free agency, rounded up several players as plaintiffs and filed an antitrust suit against the NCAA and the five wealthiest conferences in March. Meanwhile, if the National Labor Relations Board upholds a regional director's ruling that Northwestern football players are employees, all schools -- not only the private institutions directly impacted by the ruling -- would face an entirely new business model.