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Docs, texts reveal possible NCAA violations - SEC

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by ABQCOWBOY, Sep 11, 2013.


    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Five Southeastern Conference football stars violated NCAA rules by receiving extra benefits prior to completing their collegiate careers, a Yahoo Sports investigation has found. The benefits – which in some cases came from multiple individuals – were conveyed to University of Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker, University of Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray, Tennessee defensive end Maurice Couch, Mississippi State University defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and Mississippi State wideout Chad Bumphis.

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  2. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Seems hard to believe that an SEC school would break NCAA rules.
    Chocolate Lab and MC KAos like this.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I know it Josee. I'm gonna say this is all talk till I see hard proof of otherwise.


    Excuse me. That one caused me to cough up a Fur Ball.

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    ESPN Article:

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Five Southeastern Conference football players, including former Alabama All-American tackle D.J. Fluker, allegedly received impermissible benefits prior to completing their collegiate careers.

    According to a Yahoo! Sports report, former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis acted as an intermediary between the players and multiple NFL agents and financial advisers. The report says Davis funneled money and benefits totaling $45,500 to Fluker, Tennessee starting defensive end Maurice Couch, former Volunteers quarterback Tyler Bray, and former Mississippi State players Fletcher Cox and Chad Bumphis.

    The Yahoo! Sports report shows benefits coming from multiple sources based on financial records and text messages belonging to Davis, who is said to have worked as a runner for the agents involved. Yahoo! Sports authenticated transactions between Fluker and Davis, including money transfers, hotel stays, flights, furniture and other expenses.

    The report named three NFL agents and three financial advisers who Yahoo! Sports said engaged in transactions totaling at least $45,550 with Davis between September 2011 and December 2012


    This could have implications on Bama's NCs. This could be big time.

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