N.C. State’s Russell Wilson can play college football and professional baseball and here’s how

Posted by Andy Durham on June 13, 2010 at 5:17 pm under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

from J.P. Giglio at the Charlotte Observer/News and Observer and CLICK HERE for full details…….

The criteria for N.C. State’s Russell Wilson to protect his amateur status in football (from N.C. State’s compliance office):

1) Wilson can sign a professional baseball contract with a professional team and still return this fall to play football for N.C. State He can receive money and benefits from a professional baseball team.

2) He can receive a scholarship to play football as long as he maintains his amateur status in football.

3) He can sign with an agent. ALL contracts and conversations with an agent must be specific to baseball.

4) He can receive money and benefits from an agent as long as No. 3 is met.

5) He can’t sign any commercial endorsement deals.


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