NCAA Scrutinizing Deion Sanders & HBCU, Jackson State University - Probation & Recruiting Restrictions Already...
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Posted By: Will Moss on October 25, 2020 |
Who knew the NCAA came after FCS programs for recruiting violations?
While jokes about the future of the Jackson State program were easy to make after Deion Sanders was hired at the school, turns out the program has just been hit by the NCAA for several violations.
Keep in mind, however, all the issues the NCAA found occurred at Jackson State before Sanders was hired by the school.
According to the NCAA, Jackson State had 34 student-athletes practice and compete before receiving final certification from the NCAA Eligibility Center. This is regarded as a failure to monitor the program.
The program also is charged for paying $300 to the godmother of a football prospect and arranging impermissible tutoring for a student-athlete.
These are both Level II violations according to the NCAA.
Here is an outline of all the punishments the NCAA announced for Jackson State on Friday:
By Michael Wayne Bratton
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