South Carolina got caught tryin’.
Penalties in the case include a $5,000 fine and the following recruiting restrictions:
- No recruitment of any of the prospects involved in the violations (self-imposed by the university).
- Reduction of fall evaluation days by four, from 42 to 38, during the fall 2017 evaluation period (self-imposed by the university).
- No engagement in off-campus recruiting activities at the involved high school from Sept. 1, 2017, to Aug. 31, 2018 (self-imposed by the university).
- Suspension of each involved assistant coach from off-campus recruiting activities for 42 days during the fall 2017 evaluation period (self-imposed by the university).
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Ironically enough, if you read their most popular boards, you’ll quickly see posts about how we just must be cheating in order to bring in these top athletes. Tindall in particular is a sensitive subject for him given he’s a local kid, so they especially feel we must be doing something shady behind the scenes with him.
Aren’t they under investigation for basketball, too?
No a former assistant is but not the school.
In reading to find out what they actually did and why it is against the rules, I found this that “ Muschamp also confirmed that former receivers coach Bryan McClendon will be getting a true audition during the bowl game for the offensive coordinator position. “
Well, Bryan is already 1-0 as a head coach.
And a DGD.