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KAIN COLTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Union debate: it’s not Colter vs Fitz, or NU vs NU, it’s labor vs NCAA

You don’t have to be pro NU and at the same time anti-Kain Colter. Likewise with Pat Fitzgerald. You don’t have to pick Fitz or Colter. Or Colter, but not NU. Or NU Athletic Director Jim Phillips, and then be against Kain. Or be with NU but against the movement for change and social justice.  There is room for nuance; there are grey areas to stand in. Of course, the overwhelming...
Via The Sports Bank
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern players' greed could destroy college football

Greed and ignorance... As a result of a petition by the College Athletes Players Association in cohorts with Northwestern players, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern athletes can unionize. The decision is obviously a result of a ridiculous political grab and greed.It is often common for unions to come in and destroy a good thing, but now to do so when employees...
Via College Football Universe
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kain Colter answers critics of football/war analogy

Kain Colter is the star witness in the CAPA hearing at the local National Labor Relations Board. Therefore, his testimony is the most interesting moment by far of the three day hearing. This case, and it’s presentation in court are simultaneously the most important and interesting thing going on right now, but also the most boring and dull, at the exact same time. Sounds contradictory...
Via The Sports Bank
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kain Colter, spokesman for College Athletes Players Association (CAPA)

Kain Colter Two-year team co-captain, Kain Colter has plenty on his plate. Looking to make his living in the NFL and is now the inaugural spokesman for the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA). Two-time honorable mention All-Big Ten, Colter will garner plenty of attention moving forward in both aspects of his life. We caught him 1-on-1, so listen in.
Via College2Pro.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

College athletes take step toward forming union

CHICAGO (AP) Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes. Outgoing Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter joined union leaders Tuesday in Chicago to announce the creation of the College Athletes Players Association. He says the NCAA currently dictates conditions. He says athletes need "a seat at the table"...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern players attempting to start college football union

Northwestern QB/WR Kain Coulter has teamed with the National College Players Association (an advocacy group founded in 2001 who is backed by the United Steelworkers Union) to file a motion with the National Labor Relations Board to unionize college football players. The biggest challenge for the players is to prove that they are first employees […]
Via The Majors National
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Northwestern Football Players Taking Step To Unionize, One Explains Effort On Reddit

Current and former college athletes have become very active in trying to gain more rights and representation in the lucrative world of college athletics, and now Northwestern football players are taking a huge step in this area. Led by quarterback Kain Colter, Northwestern players have gone through National College Players Association president Ramogi Huma to file the necessary paperwork...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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