LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos and UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green released the following statement in regards to the NCAA's recent announcement regarding name, image and likeness.
“The University of Nebraska is always interested in providing the best and most meaningful collegiate experience for all of our student-athletes. We are closely monitoring the latest information and discussions regarding the use of a student-athlete’s name, image and likeness. We appreciate that the NCAA has provided guiding principles and is taking steps to address this on a national basis. We will continue to engage with the Big Ten and NCAA on this important topic.”
On Tuesday the NCAA announced that it will start looking at modifying its rules to allow student-athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness starting in 2021.
3 News Now reached out to UNO and Creighton but both programs declined to comment on the announcement at this time.