AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

For Discussion of Conference & Conference Teams other than Tulane
User avatar
waverider
Cornerstone
Posts: 33531
Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:20 pm
Location: North Kenner

AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by waverider »

@WinterSportsLaw wrote:AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL compensation cap (lower than $22M) for schools if the proposed House settlement is approved.
Image
Tulane Greenbackers

"If you want to win you have to have good players." Vince Gibson
User avatar
tulaneoutlaw
Regent's Circle
Posts: 9016
Joined: Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:49 pm
Location: Greeneville, TN

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by tulaneoutlaw »

This is to try and prevent what has happened in cusa where liberty outspends everybody by a ton and so nobody else can really compete with them. We cannot fall into the trap of supporting this. We must get out of this conference. We must find a way to have similar commitment to smu and now Memphis.
User avatar
GretnaGrn
Regent's Circle
Posts: 8208
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:49 am
Location: Gretna, LA

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by GretnaGrn »

tulaneoutlaw wrote: Mon Jul 08, 2024 6:14 am This is to try and prevent what has happened in cusa where liberty outspends everybody by a ton and so nobody else can really compete with them. We cannot fall into the trap of supporting this. We must get out of this conference. We must find a way to have similar commitment to smu and now Memphis.
While I agree, I do think that in the past year the AAC has shifted to letting the more numerous lower end of the conference drive decisions, and if that continues there will not only be a cap but it will be embarassingly low. Just another reason to succeed now in Football to get out.
User avatar
waverider
Cornerstone
Posts: 33531
Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:20 pm
Location: North Kenner

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by waverider »

USF, Memphis and Tulane fans seem to be in agreement that this is really bad. It will prevent the AAC from being a regular contender for the CFP spot if they are handcuffing the better programs.

One fan pointed out that you can tell what fan bases aren’t complaining about this.
Tulane Greenbackers

"If you want to win you have to have good players." Vince Gibson
ml wave
Emerald Circle
Posts: 14547
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2004 4:19 pm

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by ml wave »

If this gets voted in, it's time to forego being the team player. The AAC has no purview over FTW. How will they know how much our NIL is paying, and how will they enforce an NIL cap on FTW? Theoretically, If I want to pay our star QB $1MM to promote my business the AAC has no say-so in that.
User avatar
speckled trout
Navigator Level
Posts: 1286
Joined: Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:45 pm
Location: Slidell

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by speckled trout »

We get a ton of lip service about our conference situation from Tulane but if we can’t get out of CUSAAC soon all the good progress we’ve made will fizzle away.
"You are unique, just like everyone else"
User avatar
tulaneoutlaw
Regent's Circle
Posts: 9016
Joined: Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:49 pm
Location: Greeneville, TN

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by tulaneoutlaw »

This is also going to be struck down as illegal in the current climate. If players haven't collectively bargained a cap, no judge is going to allow this to stand
User avatar
GretnaGrn
Regent's Circle
Posts: 8208
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 10:49 am
Location: Gretna, LA

Re: AAC commissioner Tim Pernetti said the conference may discuss having its own NIL cap

Unread post by GretnaGrn »

ml wave wrote: Mon Jul 08, 2024 1:09 pm If this gets voted in, it's time to forego being the team player. The AAC has no purview over FTW. How will they know how much our NIL is paying, and how will they enforce an NIL cap on FTW? Theoretically, If I want to pay our star QB $1MM to promote my business the AAC has no say-so in that.
To clarify, this isn't a NIL cap, it's a cap on direct revenue sharing, which is part of the House settlement. Two different pools of money.

Of course, it's still bush league garbage we should fight tooth and nail right up until we leave. Bluntly, I would consider leaving for the PAC-2, Mountain West, or even Sun Belt over this.
Post Reply