Ex-NCAA Athlete Takes Transfer Rule Challenge To 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 5, 2017, 9:20 PM EDT) -- A former Northern Illinois University football player filed a notice of appeal Wednesday challenging an Indiana federal court ruling that tossed his antitrust claim against the NCAA over its rule that forces student-athletes who transfer to sit out for a year before becoming eligible to play for the new school.

The ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt said the so-called year-in-residence bylaw does not violate the Sherman Act because it furthers the NCAA's mandate to promote competition among amateur college sports programs.

Peter Deppe, a former walk-on punter at NIU, had alleged the rule, which does not...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!