Notre Dame has some company.

Northwestern, according to Steve Greenberg of the Chicago Sun-Times, has doubled the number of FBS schools that won’t participate in the resurrected EA Sports college football franchise unless and until rules are created that allow players to receive money for their names, images, performances histories, etc.

It’s unclear whether the game will return before the so-called NIL rules are finalized. A national approach is needed, and federal legislation would be the best solution.