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Archive for Tuesday, October 9, 2007

K-State says possible violations in football program

October 9, 2007

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— Kansas State has discovered possible rules violations in its football program and is cooperating with the NCAA in an investigation, the university announced Tuesday.

Tim Weiser, director of athletics at the Big 12 school, said the institution had reported the violations to the NCAA and retained outside counsel to assist in its internal probe.

"We discovered possible rules violations within our athletics program and promptly began an internal investigation," Weiser said. "Concurrently, we notified the NCAA. We have been diligently working with the NCAA on this matter and will continue to cooperate fully.

"Furthermore, to this point there is no evidence that any member of the coaching staff, support staff or representatives of our athletics interests are involved," Weiser said. "This investigation centers around one former university employee, three former football players and two current members of the team."

Weiser said the firm of Bond, Schoeneck and King would help the school look into the matter.

"We have never, nor will we ever, tolerate intentional violations of NCAA rules," Weiser said. "Should it be determined that violations have occurred, we will take whatever steps necessary to ensure that we maintain the highest standard for compliance."

Comments

Ken Miller 7 years, 2 months ago

Just wait until they start taking a closer look at the men's hoops program.

eagle1 7 years, 2 months ago

Yeah and they should be looking into KU as well.

Talisman 7 years, 2 months ago

Yeah, just like the "no-show" jobs that a certain local developer gives basketball players. Oklahoma got hit hard on that one.

domino 7 years, 2 months ago

First thought was "Good thing Huggins has left the building!"

Steve Jacob 7 years, 2 months ago

Anyone who makes fun of KSU better remember we are currently of probation.

danhayseed 7 years, 2 months ago

Where there we go...even more reason to make fun of them!!! Rock Chalk!!!

Danimal 7 years, 2 months ago

The fact is that everyone breaks the rules and only a handful are unfortunate enough to get caught.

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