Recruiting violations _ The institution is required to notify the student_athlete if a rules violation occurred that requires eligibility reinstatement. At this time, the student_athlete has the option to have the NLI remain valid or be declared null and void.
The difference is a Letter of Intent is basically a letter stating the kind of offer you are contemplating in making. Usually it contains what I call the GENERAL items of price, terms and closing date. Most of the other legal STUFF is left out.