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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
Comments

Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:32 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

AUTiger7788-Nah....it's kind of like when you are in Highschool and a guy starts spreading rumors that a girl is easy.  Even if she is not, as long as the accusation is there, she is.  That is EXACTLY what the rival teams in the SEC wanted....to throw us off course.  Go ahead...it hasn't worked so far. 

Go ahead.  Think we are guilty even though there isn't a shread of evidence to prove it.  

Yeah, everyone is calling the girl a whore and her dad has been caught redhanded trying to pimp her out for $180,000!

But you still think she`s a virgin.
  





Since: Nov 2, 2006
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:29 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

There is no one here that should be tossing stones at Auburn University! They ruled Cam ineligible to play Tuesday. Then the NCAA ruled him eligible. There has been an incident like this at another school, where the player transferred after the the money allocation and was legal to play for the next university. Research it because I'm not naming university's.



Since: Oct 1, 2007
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:29 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

THIS JUST IN: pechuna has a friend.



Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:28 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

Dude your team lost get over it. There is no way in H--- that you were ever going to pull for Auburn. Your sign in name tells it all. Better luck next year.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:25 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

This is just wrong. I will be rooting for South Carolina to defeat Auburn on Saturday. Anybody that can't see that Allbarn cheated
is blind. He didn't turn down $180,000 to get roomn and board. My Tennessee buddy told me that Lane Kiffin and Ed Orgeron dropped out of the bidding for the Vols at $145,000.



Since: Aug 10, 2006
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:24 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

Nah....it's kind of like when you are in Highschool and a guy starts spreading rumors that a girl is easy.  Even if she is not, as long as the accusation is there, she is.  That is EXACTLY what the rival teams in the SEC wanted....to throw us off course.  Go ahead...it hasn't worked so far. 

Go ahead.  Think we are guilty even though there isn't a shread of evidence to prove it. 

No one in Auburn cares.  Good day for Auburn fans.  WAR EAGLE.   



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:21 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

If the rule says that a student athlet is not eligable to play if money is solicated for him to play whether he goes to that school or another school then you tell me how they can clear him to play!  How much did auburn pay the NCAA for this?  Besides you cannot tell me that they asked one school for money and then decided to go to another one for "FREE"!!!!  But even if he did then tell me what about all the games that auburn played him this year and them knowing about this since July??  I do not think this is over with yet; but if it is then the NCAA is just as dirty as any school out there!  Up to now I was going to pull for auburn to win the national championship, but now I hope they get their a _ _ handed to them in both games they have left to play!!!!!!!!!!




Since: Apr 21, 2009
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:19 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

 its wether or not hes heahlty to run and throw the football!these kids should be paid just like pro athletes


then let the NFL create a minor league system for the twits that can barely speak a sentence of English.



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:02 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

who cares about academic standards like these schools could give to shits about how cam newton does in school. its wether or not hes heahlty to run and throw the football!these kids should be paid just like pro athletes cause these schools are making millions off these kids there no different than these pro franchises!



Since: Mar 30, 2009
Posted on: December 1, 2010 4:02 pm
 

Cam ruled eligible

No one said Auburn did anything against the rules; there was never an allegation they offered money.  Mississippi State was approached.  And no one is saying money was paid.  But, that isn't what is on debate....the rules prohibit solicitation of money for an athlete's services, whether the athlete knows about it or not.  None of what I have argues is against Auburn; it is against the NCAA.


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