Maurice Couch has been ruled permanently ineligible by the NCAA. Couch reportedly accepted improper benefits from former Alabama lineman Luther Davis.
Butch Jones said Couch has been declared ineligible while the school's compliance group investigates the allegations in the Yahoo! Sports report.
According to a report from Yahoo Sports one current and four former SEC players -- Alabama's D.J. Fluker, Tennessee's Tyler Bray and Maurice Couch, and Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox and Chad Bumphis -- all received impermissible benefits.

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