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Just heard it from a friend close to the program that NCAA has sent a letter of inquiry to Ole Miss
Wow that didn't take long.
The NCAA is as crooked as any school out there. Why are they investigating Ole Miss this quickly when the Taters have been right under their nose for all these years?
Hate it for them.... but sometimes when things go "too good to be true" - they are really too good to be true.
Maybe because someone brought them some info on Ole Miss that they could proceed with.
If you have anything on Clemson, here's who to contact:
The National Collegiate Athletic Association
700 W. Washington Street
P.O. Box 6222
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222
It's amazing how many rumors like this come out right at signing day crunch time only to be never heard about again after recruiting is done.
Maybe Hugh Freeze should've held off on that tweet?
Very true. Typical upstate rumor started by a coach, fan or website up there.
Sounds about right. I'll bet the Bammers play a role in the inquiry.
Someone who replied to your post missed this key part.
What Kelso Red fails to understand is that the taters have been turned in for numerous violations that never did materialize. So, either the NCAA and the taters have an inside source. Or, clemson is very good at covering their bases. Or, the people that know the truth are lying.
The reality is that, and this has nothing to do with Clemson, uncovering the cheating that goes on isn't very easy to do. The NCAA is woefully understaffed from an investigative standpoint. They have neither the time or resources to follow up on all the crap they're likely sent.
They almost by design have to pick and choose which potential cases to pursue which gives the appearance, rightly so, that they're willingly selective in who and what they investigate. In most cases, unless a school or a booster does something that is just glactically stupid, like buying a kid a brand new car or his parents a home or something nuts like that, the only way anything gets unearthed is if somebody either rolls over and talks, like Nevin Shapiro or a player does something really stupid like tweeting a picture of himself in an improper situation. If Marvin Austin had an IQ larger than his shoe size, he never tweets a picture of him, Wes Saunders, etc at a South Beach night club. As such, it's likely that none of that UNC crap ever gets discovered and we've still got players living in the Whitney.
The rank and file cheating that goes on all over college football....impossible to figure out, if done right. Give a kid a prepaid Visa....who's tracing that?
Anyone who is investigating themselves doesn't need to be looking at anyone else. What a corrupt organization
if their rules dont indicate some investigation when some run of the mill program with no history of recruiting much above the 25 ranking or so, when they suddenly begin raking in five star & four star players from areas outside their normal recruiting areas, it means something needs to be at least looked at
there are other red flags i am sure that would generate at least a look see
it does not mean they will find anything of substance
but its highly suspicious, imho
Ole Miss is absolutely cheating. I don't know exactly what they are doing, but this is real life, and crappy schools don't recruit like that. However, I do not believe the NCAA is the right organization to stop cheating, nor do I believe they are investigating ole piss.
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Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
Isn't it funny that when Ed Orgeron was there, they had the best team since Eli Manning? Of course Orgeron is back at the scene of his earlier crimes at Southern Cal with his crooked compatriot Lane Kiffin. They are the ones who hired Reggie Bush and put up his family in free rentals at So. Cal. Now, after 6 years of wandering in the wilderness, Freeze is having a banner year at Ole Miss??? Could it be that he has found Orgeron's checkbook?
I bet the NCAA has gotten a good tip. Orgeron and Kiffen are the biggest recruiting crooks in college football and they will hide behind USC's money to keep the investigator's at bay. But, Orgeron had a talented team that he bought at Ole Miss, even though we beat most of those recruits in Columbia on Thursday night several years ago. Someone has tipped the NCAA where the bodies are buried and to how they are doing it again.
Woefully understaffed? Don't have time or resources? This has to be a joke. They only way they can be understaffed and short on resources in this department is if they choose to be.
It's a lot easier to cover your tracks at Clemson. The rural setting and fact that everyone is wearing orange helps tremendously. Who is going to tell?
Already??? That can't be good for them.
LIMESTONE SAINTS FOOTBALL SIGNING CLASS
tc, you forget too soon
At the height of their cheating they had an AD who took the job after working in (High Level) the NCAA office and all their on-campus people in the infractions (compliance) office have a background in the NCAA Compliance Dept. It was that way several years ago and with the success they have had in covering I'm sure it's the same today. That AD has moved on to retirement but I really think as long as they load up with people from Indy, they will be fine.
Correct. They chose to be. They haven't assigned nearly enough investigators to police things adequately.
The so-called unethical behavior by the NCAA with the Miami case is a pretty clear illustration of their dilemna.
The deposition conducted in the bankruptcy case was of a person the NCAA investigators had interviewed previously.
When the NCAA spoke to him, he flat lied to their faces that he had not seen any rule breaking. He told the Miami papers that he was afraid to lie during the deposition because it was under oath and he was subject to perjury charges.
The NCAA has no abiltiy to compel testimony, to issue subpoenas, to impose any credible threat to prevent lying by third parties.
Yet people expect them to police a dirty sport involving hundreds and hundreds of moving parts.
Agree. No disrespect to the OP but this type of post makes its way to various boards for various teams all the time. Hardly ever proves out, at least not publicly.
More likely the last two, especially the third. Unlike law enforcement agencies, the NCAA has no subpoena power to compel people to talk to them under oath, or to get banks to turn over financial records. When the NCAA is able to make a case, it is usually because someone didn't get what they were promised, and turns snitch. (An assistant coach at Albert Means's high school) or there are court documents (Nevin Shapiro's criminal trial).
No athletic program, not even Clemson's is stupid enough to provide the improper stuff - be it cash, cars, women or whatever - directly. It's always done through boosters. Unless the booster suddenly gets a guilty conscience and confesses everything, the NCAA doesn't have a case.
This post was edited by Kelso Red 14 months ago
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