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Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

Posted on: August 25, 2011 7:29 pm
Edited on: August 26, 2011 6:12 am
 
Posted by Bryan Fischer

Miami has declared eight football players ineligible and begun the NCAA student-athlete reinstatement process, according to The Miami Herald.

Quarterback Jacory Harris was the only player named in the report as being ineligible, which stems from alleged extra benefits provided by former Hurricanes booster Nevin Shapiro. Four other players, according to the report, were cleared because they accepted fewer than $100 in benefits and can repay the amounts to a charity of their choice in order to play.

It is not known if the ineligible players will complete the reinstatement process in time for Miami's first game against Maryland on September 5. The university was expected to get the proceedings started early in hopes that the NCAA can determine their status for the season opener sooner. Speaking earlier Thursday, head coach Al Golden delayed releasing a depth chart due to the uncertain status of so many players involved in the investigation.

“We'll practice enough guys because we don't know what the future brings,” Golden said. “Hopefully we'll find out in the near future if there are any suspensions or penalties and we'll adjust accordingly.”

Golden said ACC rules require depth charts to be released on Tuesday but that Miami was working with the conference and with the Terrapins to coordinate its release.

At least 12 players involved in the NCAA probe practiced Thursday afternoon according to reports.


Comments

Since: Nov 20, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 12:17 pm
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

@ swamprat - No, we hate Miami because their players epitomize the classless, clueless trash-talking BS that has overcome all of sports. What has carried also over to their equally annoying fan base. As if rooting for a team that wins makes them, somehow, better people? No sympathy at all for Duh U. Enjoy your losing season.



Since: Sep 19, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:54 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

I have a feeling these players are gonna be sitting for a while. Gonna be a long season for Miami.



Since: Sep 14, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:44 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

I don't care much for Miami, but all the OSU fans really need to stop the finger wagging and acting morally superior.  Watching the OSU fans and Miami fans argue over who is more scandal-ridden is like arguing who is the skinniest fat chick.



Since: Jul 28, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:41 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

I personally dont want my buckeyes players to come in contact with UM players. You know they probably have herps or warts from those nasty whores.



Since: Sep 14, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:41 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

Are all you Haters happy now?!? I cant wait for Miami to come out Smackin teams around with Back-Ups!!

Yeah, after all they've been doing such a bang-up job with their starters, LOL. 



Since: Feb 28, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:35 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

This has become a board of Miami fans vs. Miami haters. In reality, no matter which side you fall on, there are some major violations of rules at the "U". Somebody will pay the price and most likely it will be the players. That probably isn't fair, because I believe a lot of people were involved and should pay, but just because somebody will get away with cheating, doesn't mean that those who are caught don't pay. Same thing happens millions of times a day in society - drivers speed, run red lights and break many other laws, while only a small percentage will get caught and pay the price. Is it fair? Probably not, but that is life. Miami fans just have to suck it up - you got caught this time. You aren't the first and won't be the last - it is just your time.



Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:20 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

"I guess when you beat the likes of Oklahoma, Notre Dame and other perrenial football powers then gloat in the beat down while thumping your chest, dancing, simulating shooting six shooters and trash talking, some folks just don't like that too well !"

You are Hilarious! I don't think you can deflect the attention away from the fact that the NCAA didn't bring Miami down, a booster did.  In reality the damage was done from within.

I can't stand Miami, but hate to see this happen.  College sports needs teams that others love to hate.




draper1997
Since: Apr 16, 2009
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:19 am
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Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:16 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

No Johnnymc24, I dont have to ask. I Know why everyone hates Miami!! Because everyone hates The Best!! And, they hate what they cant be. Just like You probably Hate Attractive or Smart people!! Did any of this get through to you?? No. Oh Well. Go Canes!!



Since: Aug 26, 2011
Posted on: August 26, 2011 11:04 am
 

Report: Eight Miami players declared ineligible

Talk about having some Haterade Mr. JohnnyMC.  Cancel the program???  How ignorant can you be.  Don't hate because you don't have a NCAA team that is equally as good as your Steelers.  When you have more knowledge, then maybe we can talk.


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