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Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Posted on: November 10, 2010 5:42 pm
 

The national Cam Newton discussion has led us this far ... We now have Mississippi State admitting it contacted the SEC in regards to "an issue" relating to Newton's recruitment.

One can only imagine was that "issue" was. We've been pulling our hair out about it since Thursday night. The release below does clear up some time line issues. For the first time we have on the record that the SEC knew about the Newton recruitment since January. 

(Released Wednesday afternoon from Mississippi State)

 Mississippi State University acknowledges that it contacted the Southeastern Conference office in January of 2010 regarding an issue relating to its recruitment of Cam Newton.

Shortly after the initial call, the SEC office requested specific information to include interviews with involved staff from MSU.

Due to MSU dealing with ongoing and time-consuming eligibility issues involving non-football matters in the winter and spring of 2010, the specific SEC request went unfulfilled.

Some additional information was provided to the SEC during July of 2010.

Once the NCAA enforcement staff became involved, Mississippi State University cooperated fully with its investigation.

MSU is confident the SEC office has managed this process consistent with its established procedures and the university is committed to the conference’s ongoing efforts to ensure compliance with SEC and NCAA rules.

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Since: Jan 16, 2007
Posted on: November 11, 2010 7:57 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Even if the NCAA has enough evidence to do anything, they won't until after the football season.  Think about it, if they were to forefeit all of Auburn's games, that would virtually guarantee that Boise State or TCU would be in the BCS Championship game.  We all know that the Money Hungry Pigs from the NCAA can not let that happen.  It has never been about doing what is right or wrong for the NCAA football, it has always been about promoting the product and getting as much money as they possibly can.  It is a shame that this is what it has become because it is the best sport out there. 


diffendale
Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: November 11, 2010 6:44 am
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Since: Nov 11, 2010
Posted on: November 11, 2010 5:35 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

All I was saying is that Miss. St. is much improved from previous years, and it’s at Hattiesburg. I’m more realistic than cocky about it. We will win, but it won’t be a blowout. As to Alabama, I bet even the biggest Tide fan would admit that their game against Tennessee won’t be a cakewalk either. I don’t think I’ve conceded anything. If you’d prefer I be a blowhard, get another Tampa lawyer.

Shawn
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Since: Sep 13, 2007
Posted on: November 11, 2010 5:19 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Check out  Soesahed's comment. He's privy to knowledge of the the conspiracy involving the BCS, SEC, NCAA, the Newtons, Auburn, and I think the guy on the grassy knoll. 
'Unidentified sources' = no conclusive statements by anyone willing to go on record......interesting
'an issue' = something suspicious maybe, but more than likely just something they thought may get them in hot water so they mentioned it to cover their own *sses.
'Due to MSU dealing with ongoing and time-consuming eligibility issues involving non-football matters in the winter and spring of 2010, the specific SEC request went unfulfilled' = apparently the 'issue' wasn't so egregious that they felt it deserved their utmost attention like 'pay to play' would.
This sounds like a bunch of whiners pissing and moaning about a recruit choosing to go to a different school after they spent a lot of time and energy to get him to theirs..... he probably led them on a bit and like a spurned ugly chick who doesn't get the hot guy they claim rape and drag his reputation thru the mud to make themselves feel better......ugly chicks suck



Since: Aug 20, 2009
Posted on: November 11, 2010 3:34 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Thank goodness Patty2 can shed some light on this story....We have no facts, just sources....Patty2 must have some insight on the story, because He's ready to Hang the school and Newton.....I'm thinking Patty2 might be the source and have the evidence to fry the school and player.....



Since: Aug 20, 2009
Posted on: November 11, 2010 3:18 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

A stud asking for money from a doormat MSU team seems strange!!  The story is probably like MSU tried to pay him and got shunned, then MSU got there feelings hurt when he said NO.....



Since: Jul 12, 2010
Posted on: November 11, 2010 1:54 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Are you just an ignorant stupid fuck, or what?



Since: Jul 22, 2009
Posted on: November 11, 2010 1:34 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

Whatever happened to "innocent until proven guilty"? I guess the Reggie Bush ordeal destroyed that!



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: November 11, 2010 12:58 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

What world am I in?  A member institution gives it's direct regulating authority information about another member institution and possible recruting violations.  The SEC did not disclose the information, has taken no apparent action against Auburn, and seems to in a delay game until the end of the season, and its correpsonding bowl games have finished.

Joe McKnight drove his girlfriend's boss's SUV through campus and had to sit out a game while the matter was cleared up.  A cash for play recruiting violation is about as serious as you can get, right up there with Paul Dee's Pell Grant fraud.  Yet the SEC has allowed Auburn to continue to play Newton as if there is no investigation underway.  I am not sure what type of bargains the SEC has with the BCS and the NCAA, but this should not be allowed to continue.  Already, LSU should be undefeated, Arkansas becomes a one loss team, and South Carolina becomes a two loss team.  Yet a possible porfessional player, who in all likelihood will be found guilty after the season, is allowed to compete with and against amateur athletes.

This blatant disregard for the NCAA's cores values of equitable participation as well as the pursuit of the "highest levels of integrity and sportsmanship "are a black mark on Auburn, the SEC, and the NCAA as a whole.  As such, Cam Newton should not be allowed to set foot on a football field as an amateur until he can prove that status.

This is real bad.



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: November 11, 2010 12:50 am
 

Mississippi State admits contacting SEC

What world am I in?  A member institution gives it's direct regulating authority information about another member institution and possible recruting violations.  The SEC did not disclose the information, has taken no apparent action against Auburn, and seems to in a delay game until the end of the season, and its correpsonding bowl games have finished.

Joe McKnight drove his girlfriend's boss's SUV through campus and had to sit out a game while the matter was cleared up.  A cash for play recruiting violation is about as serious as you can get, right up there with Paul Dee's Pell Grant fraud.  Yet the SEC has allowed Auburn to continue to play Newton as if there is no investigation underway.  I am not sure what type of bargains the SEC has with the BCS and the NCAA, but this should not be allowed to continue.  Already, LSU should be undefeated, Arkansas becomes a one loss team, and South Carolina becomes a two loss team.  Yet a possible porfessional player, who in all likelihood will be found guilty after the seasonm, is allowed to compete with and against amateur athletes.

This blatant disregard for the NCAA's cores values of equitable participation as well as the pursuit of the highest levels of integrity and sportsmanship are a black mark on Auburn, the SEC, and the NCAA as a whole.  As such, Cam Newton should not be allowed to set foot on a football as an amateur until he can prove that status.

This is real bad.


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