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Cam ruled eligible

Posted on: December 1, 2010 1:11 pm
Edited on: December 1, 2010 4:20 pm
 

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton was reinstated by the NCAA Wednesday and is eligible to compete a day after being ruled ineligible for a violation of NCAA amateurism rules.

The NCAA in a statement concluded that Newton's father indeed did solicit money from Mississippi State in exchange for the quarterback going to the school. The NCAA said that Cecil Newton and a person believed to be former Mississippi State player Kenny Rogers did "actively market" Newton in a pay-for-play scenario.

However, the NCAA concluded that neither "Newton or anyone from Auburn was aware of this activity, which led to this reinstatement."

On that basis, Newton was allowed to regain his eligibility. Typically, in these cases a school must rule an athlete ineligible until the NCAA can determine the facts in the case. This does not seem to establish precedent. NCAA rules generally state that if a parent solicits money from a school for a child's commitment, that athlete is ineligible wherever he attends.

In this case, the NCAA stated it reviews "each case on its own merits based on specific facts."

Cecil Newton now has limited access to Auburn athletics. Mississippi State has disassociated Rogers.

Category: NCAAF
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Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: December 1, 2010 1:17 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

It doesn't take a conspiracy theory when Cam was telling people he wanted to go to Mississippi State "but the money was too much".

The kid knew, the NCAA knows he knew. But they'd prefer not to deal with it right now.



Since: Dec 11, 2009
Posted on: December 1, 2010 1:17 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

<NCAA rules generally state that if a parent solicits money from a school for a child's commitment, that athlete is ineligible wherever he attends.>

Good enough foe me, but not good enough for the crooked NCAA and their inbed partners, the SEC.  And yes, Cam had NO idea what his old man was doing!!!!  I know most of the SEC is gullible and a bit slow, but are any of you that stupid???



Since: Dec 11, 2009
Posted on: December 1, 2010 1:14 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

NCAA declares Cam Newton eligible

Only in the SEC can you BLATANTLY break the NCAA laws and be found eligible.  I could care less who gets served to Oregon for a beating, but apparently Bush taking payments and Newton selling himself are two different things.  I have an idea.  Since the SEC is so crooked, taking and paying money left and right, cheating academics, etc., why not add them to the NFL???  Their arrest records and pay would be in line, so no changes need to be made.  Then perhaps the rest of the NCAA can play on an even field for once.  This proves the NCAA is crooked and a joke.




Since: Sep 29, 2007
Posted on: December 1, 2010 1:14 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

Ok...let all the moron conspiracy theories begin........this should be good reading for a few days.


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