Found September 09, 2013 on College Spun:
With a Sports Illustrated investigative story coming out Tuesday morning that details numerous violations Oklahoma State allegedly committed as recently as 2011, football coach Mike Gundy and Athletic Director Mike Holder made statements for the first time regarding the allegations on Monday. The school is accused of a number of violations, about 85 percent of them occurring between 2001-2007 under then-coach Les Miles. Photo via @Colby_Daniels Violations range from academic fraud  to encouraging Orange Pride, the hostess group of the football team, to have sex with recruits. The most recent allegation to come out is former special teams coordinator Joe Deforest paying players for good plays during the historic 2011 Fiesta Bowl season. Gundy had a prepared statement before deferring to the OSU higher-ups to handle the rest. “I’m going to guess that once we get all the information and we see what’s out there, our administration, the people inside, will look at it and we’ll see where ...

Report: Oklahoma State paid players

Eight former Oklahoma State players have told that they received cash payments during their playing days at the school. These players further estimate that between 15 and 20 players received under-the-table money in any given year. In the first of a five-part series on the college program, the site levels a series of allegations at the program, primarily a three-part scheme...

T. Boone Pickens Has Released A Video Response To The SI Article On Oklahoma State

T. Boone Pickens, easily the most notable booster at Oklahoma State, has issued a video statement in response to Sports Illustrated’s scathing article released this morning. Pickens calls the report “disappointing” and points to the positive change the school has experienced over the past decade – repeatedly stating that Oklahoma State is a “different university today...

Oklahoma State players reportedly paid bonuses starting in Les Miles era

The Oklahoma State football program is well on its way to a catastrophic scandal in the wake of Part 1 of a bombshell investigative report Sports Illustrated published on the school Tuesday morning. The first part of the five-part series is entitled “The Money,” and it cites eight former Oklahoma State players who claim they […]

Video: Oklahoma State AD apologizes in reaction to Sports Illustrated report

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has released an apology in response to a scathing, five-part Sports Illustrated expose delving into the lack of control over Cowboys' players, coaches and boosters.

Oklahoma State athetic director apoligizes to Big 12 AD's for allegations made in series.

Sports Illustrated is set to begin a five-fart series on detailing alleged misdeeds and possible NCAA rules violations  at Oklahoma State dating back to when Les Miles was the head football coach of the Cowboys. Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder is apparently concerned enough about the series that he has made a public apology in a news conference to the other AD...

The Dirty Game: Part Two Targets Terry Henley

Former Oklahoma State player and current academic counselor for football Terry Henley's credentials and his job performance and integrity are questioned in Wednesday's part two of Sports Illustrated's "The Dirty Game." If Oklahoma State fans think former players came out of the woodwork Tuesday to defend the Cowboys football program, just wait until Wednesday.

Video: Oklahoma State players talk about payments made to teammates

Several former Cowboys student-athletes have elected to provide their names, faces and testimony to the Sports Illustrated case against Oklahoma State.

Report: Oklahoma State Coaches Paid Players, Boosters Offered Money for Players to Catch Fish

Oklahoma State might be in big trouble with the NCAA. Eight former Oklahoma State football players admitted to receiving cash payments during their careers in Stillwater, Okla., in an in-depth investigative piece done in next week’s issue of Sports Illustrated. Those players alleged that 29 other former OSU players had taken money during their time at the school, too, between...

Oklahoma State booster criticizes allegations through statement

One of the country's most prolific athletic boosters is not happy with the allegations made against his school by Sports Illustrated. Oil magnate T. Boone Pickens, a multi-billionaire, has donated more than $500 million to the school for both academics and athletics over the years. His financial support has carried so much weight that OSU's football stadium is even named...

SI story on Oklahoma State says Tatum Bell denied taking money, Bell says he wasn’t interviewed

Tatum Bell just said on @sportsanimal that no one from SI contacted him about the story. — Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) September 10, 2013 This Sports Illustrated story on the Oklahoma State Cowboys has been much anticipated, but now that it has been released there are some serious discrepancies and Sports Illustrated is taking a lot of flack for it. SI claims in its article that...

Future Cowboys: How’d They Do This Week?

Oklahoma State has 20 players who have given verbal commitments for the Class of 2014. will follow these players each week throughout the 2013 football season. Here are the results and available statistics for this week’s games.

Dez Bryant defends Oklahoma State, says he wishes he got paid

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant defended the Oklahoma State football program against allegations posed by SI by saying he never got paid while in college, though he wishes he did. The former Oklahoma State receiver tweeted this message on Tuesday, which he later deleted: Bryant’s time at Oklahoma State involved controversy. He put up […]

SI Story: Former Cowboys Defend OSU's Program

Sports Illustrated is scheduled Tuesday to release part one of its series detailing ugly allegations against Oklahoma State's football program during the Cowboys rise to college football success. However, there are many former players and others involved within the program, including Markelle Martin and Richetti Jones, who are telling stories that don't include money, academic...

OSU AD apologizes to Big 12 schools

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder apologized to his fellow athletic directors around the Big 12 Conference on Monday in advance of what's expected to be a scathing expose of the football program by Sports Illustrated.

The 9.10.13 IRS Radio Hour w/ Special Guest

Oklahoma State game week is now behind us, we recap the game and preview Arizona.
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