Kain Colter to Rams: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

February 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Los Angeles Rams signed former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter on Tuesday, according to Pro Football Talk. 
Colter is most famous for leading the unionization efforts by Northwestern's football players in 2014. The National Labor Relations Board "declined to assert jurisdiction" in August 2015, however, despite a regional NLRB director deciding that Northwestern's football players were employees, per Tom Farrey of ESPN.
While that represented a setback, Colter remained optimistic at the time.
"Me and Ramogi and a bunch of other people saw (the NLRB decision) going differently, but this isn't the end," he told Farrey. "This isn't going to stop us from pushing for college athlete rights. That will eventually come. If it's not going to happen this way, we'll get it another way."
Colter went undrafted in 2014 but was signed by the Minnesota Vikings, though he never appeared in a game and was ultimately released. He made the transition to wid...

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