AgreeI don't think it's even slightly feasible to think that Congress would force the NFL to create a minor league system. That kind of power is reserved for emergency situations like wars and pandemics, not to preserve some antiquated form of sports entertainment.
Potentially, they could take up the cause that Maurice Clarret championed earlier this century, but even if they ruled that players could go directly from high school to the NFL/NBA, that doesn't suddenly mean that all of these issues go away.
Neither are likely to happen, though.
It not only has no political value, the scale needed not feasible.
Say the top 30 high school football players went straight to the NFL? Would it matter to CFB? Would it stop boosters and coaches from wanting better talent than their opponents?
It would take nearly an entire draft worth, which just isn’t happening.
And Congress had no interest or gain in forcing the NFL to create a development league when they have a successful, self-funded one now for free. If they force anything, it will be to pay the players if the school participates in semi-professional league activities.
Did high schoolers bypassing college basketball between 1995-2006 change anything? There are only so many GLeague spots.
As long coaches, boosters, and players all benefit from getting paid playing at a school, it will happen. We have a self made problem with a fundamentally easy fix, although administrative details will need to be worked out. These ADs can actually earn their pay now