Recruiting in this age of social networking is a slippery slope

Recruiting athletes via Twitter landed one coach in hot water.

As technology evolves, recruiting parameters have become blurrier. In the last five years, the NCAA’s microscope has tried to sharpen its focus on social media.

Of course, the NCAA didn’t need a microscope to see what happened Tuesday.

Oklahoma University (OU) assistant coach Jay Norvell’s Twitter feed was pouring out NCAA violations. They were all secondary in nature; that is, minor infractions not likely to bring any harsh penalties. But the tweets came with alarming frequency.…Read More