Hamrick back on DI committee

Published 9:14 pm Sunday, June 17, 2018

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick’s term as Conference USA’s representative on the NCAA’s Division I Football Oversight Committee has been extended four years to June 30, 2022, the Thundering Herd announced Friday. Hamrick has served in the capacity since July of 2016.
The Football Oversight Committee ensures that appropriate oversight of football for both the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) and Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) is maintained; enhances the development of the sport and make recommendations related to regular-season and postseason football.
The committee prioritizes enhancement of the student-athlete educational experience (academically and athletically), and in doing so, promotes student-athletes’ personal growth and leadership development.
It works in conjunction with appropriate governance entities to provide solutions to issues impacting the health and safety of football student-athletes.
“It has been an honor to serve on one of the NCAA’s most prestigious committees,” said Hamrick.
“Continuing to serve the great game of football and impact its betterment has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career.”
The committee also supervises procedures for licensing of postseason bowls and qualifications and/or selection procedures for the FCS Championship. The committee reviews recommendations from the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee and processes other issues related to the administration of the FCS Championship. The committee assumes many of the duties of the former NCAA Division I Football Issues Committee and provides direction to the NCAA Football Rules Committee regarding playing rules governing FBS and FCS football.

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