NCAA mulling changes to texting rules for football recruiting

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Unlimited texting could be coming back to college football recruiting.

The NCAA's Rules Working Group proposed Tuesday lifting restrictions in all sports on the frequency and modes of electronic communications coaches can have with recruits. The NCAA currently allows basketball coaches to send unlimited texts and other forms of electronic communications, but texting has been banned in football recruiting since 2007.

The proposal comes after football recruiting deregulation was placed on hold in May.

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