Tuberville In the News: ABC 33/40: Sen. Tommy Tuberville says its time for Washington to step in to help regulate NIL deals

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville criticized the NCAA Wednesday for its response in setting guidance for name, image, and likeness deals for student athletes.

Sen. Tuberville said it’s time for Washington to step in.

The senator’s office recently reached out to athletic directors and commissioners for the Power Five conferences for suggestions on what needs to be done in Washington.

“Over the next several weeks, my team will review this information and use it as we work to draft legislation and ensure the bill could earn bipartisan support in congress and across the country,” said Sen. Tuberville.

Sen. Tuberville said his legislation will have three goals: protect student athletes, ensure fair competition and compensation, and preserve the time-honored traditions of college sports.

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