NCAA proposal to prohibit spring break off-campus practices goes through
As of yesterday, Michigan’s classic spring break trips to Florida were in jeopardy.
Now, they’re off limits.
Proposal to prohibit off-campus practice during a vacation period outside of the season (i.e., Michigan at IMG) PASSES, 58-22.
— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) January 20, 2017
Addendum on the vote to prohibit spring-break football practice trips: Big Ten schools voted 11-3 in favor of… https://t.co/7XAwd8vuPl
— Mitch Sherman (@mitchsherman) January 20, 2017
As sunny and warm as Florida is, the Wolverines will have to hold off on practicing during its vacation trips during the college football season. These practice trips – much like satellite camps – ticked off Nick Saban and the SEC the most this past season, which led to back-and-forth comments between Harbaugh and Saban.
As for now and the foreseeable future, practices will have to remain on campus during the college football season, even during spring break.