Pay to Play: Utah ADs anxious about shifting landscape

First Published Aug 16 2014 04:04PM      Last Updated Aug 17 2014 01:01 pm

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. Five years after the former UCLA star filed his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, it goes to trial Monday, June 9, 2014, in a California courtroom. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
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For now, the athletic directors remain optimistic, but they also realize the need to stay nimble as the landscape shifts around them.

"There’s the reality it’s not going to be static," Hill said. "It’s going to continue to change and adjust. But some things won’t change: People will watch Utah play. They go because it’s their alma mater. And these athletes will continue to work hard and need to be supported. It’s been an ongoing process for years, and I think it will continue to be."

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