Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and Ramogi Huma, the founder and president of the National College Players Assn., will meet with members of
"The goal is to make athletes have a seat at the table. Health and safety of athletes is the concern, especially to reduce the risk of brain trauma," Huma told the Associated Press. "We want to make sure they have an opportunity to hear from us directly."
Colter and Huma were expected to meet with California Rep.
Huma said the group was concerned that the
Stacey Osburn, director of public and media relations for the NCAA, said, "The law is fairly clear and consistent with Northwestern's position, so the NCAA has made no contacts with anyone in Congress attempting to ban the unionization of student-athletes."
Northwestern has said it will file a request for the National Labor Relations Board in Washington to review the decision. It has until April 9 to do so.