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More suspensions for the Buckeyes

Posted on: October 7, 2011 8:02 pm
Edited on: October 7, 2011 8:03 pm
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

The NCAA announced on Friday that four Ohio State football players were to be suspended for accepting improper benefits from boosters. The players are DeVier Posey, Dan Herron, Marcus Hall and Daniel Fellow.

"Ohio State University football student-athlete Devier Posey must sit five games and repay benefits after receiving approximately $720 from a booster for work not performed, according to a decision today by the NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff," said the statement on the NCAA website. "Posey also accepted approximately $100 in golf fees from another individual, which is a preferential treatment violation.

"Three additional Ohio State football student-athletes – Marcus Hall, Melvin Fellows and Daniel Herron – will miss one game and must repay benefits after receiving pay for work not performed from the booster. Herron and Fellows both accepted approximately $290 in excess pay while Hall received $230 in overpayment. In its decision, the staff noted the overpayment occurred over an extended period of time."

As you'll likely recall, both Posey and Herron were already serving suspensions due to benefits they already received, including free tattoos, that caused Ohio State to vacate its entire 2010 season. These new suspensions will be added on to those old suspensions, so for DeVier Posey, that means he'll be forced to sit out 10 of Ohio State's 12 regular season games this year.

"This penalty is harsh considering the nature of the violation and the five game suspension already served by this student athlete," said Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith regarding Posey's latest suspension.

He's right, too, the penalty is harsh, but that's what happens when you're a repeat offender: the punishment gets worse. You'd think the poster child for compliance would know that.
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 17, 2011 1:28 am
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Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 9, 2011 11:26 am
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

yes..like last night and last week..LOL



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 9, 2011 10:09 am
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

..better a "one trick pony" than a monkey with a sore ankle..typical of those..weak ankles you know..thats why they make shitty hockey players..GO HUSKERS!!!!



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 8, 2011 6:33 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

I also see you're a Raiders fan..of all the great things that Al Davis did, dying is  the best!



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 8, 2011 6:32 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

ya got me for a moment there..a bit emotional..until I saw the word "decated"   ..just what does this word mean, and are you still active in special olympics?



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 8, 2011 6:30 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

not anymore..it's over..the family is leaving the cemetery, and the grave digger just wants them to leave faster 'cause he's off in 20 minutes..turn out the lights, the shoe does'nt matter (still 30,000) smaller than heaven-ann arbor...the worst thing about this, is that you still have to live in ohio-sad.




Since: Jun 30, 2009
Posted on: October 8, 2011 5:05 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

bye bye pride, bye bye meaningful program

Being a ScUM fan this makes sense, as your fans had not pride and your program was nothing for too long now.  You know nothing about what it is to be a Buckeye. Being a Buckeye is more than just winning, and we do that alot see our record this decated vs ScUM, its about a mentality.  We win we are Buckeyes,we lost we are Buckeyes.  You will never understand and you seem like a fan of SEC schools.  Win or you are nothing right?



Since: Oct 8, 2011
Posted on: October 8, 2011 4:30 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

toby toby toby, games forfeited? oh yeah cause discounted tattoos and a extra 100 BUCKs is the reason OSU been puttin it on your boys, yeah this seasons goin to be sketchy for us but MU fans should know all about the rebuilding stage yall been in one the past decade. You talk a big game for supporting a one trick pony, what happens if robinson gets hurt again???? there goes your season. lol ill be sure to look for you on here come the end of the season. SCARLET AND GRAY IS THE BIG TEN!!!!!!!



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 8, 2011 4:11 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

tHE ANSWER IS zero..None Nobody..it was a COACHING violation RETARD..Read The papere before commenting and looking like another COLUMB-ASS!!!



Since: Oct 8, 2011
Posted on: October 8, 2011 4:08 pm
 

More suspensions for the Buckeyes

5 grand a year huh? so, we'll make that a wopping $13.70 a day, hope these athletes can still perform on a cup of noodles diet and make the remaining 5 bucks stretch towards clothing, gas etc. i got it, we broke the rules even if the rules are nonsense, but let it go already.


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