Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/24/13

Alabama assistant strength and conditioning coach Corey Harris has been fired for the loan he gave to star safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, according to a report via the Tuscaloosa News’ Aaron Suttles. Harris was suspended indefinitely for the violation back in October after providing a short-term loan which amounted to under $500 to Clinton-Dix after his car was broken into in late June.  Clinton-Dix served a two-game suspension before returning to the team. In an excerpt from the Tuscaloosa News report, an Alabama investigation led to the uncovering of deeper issues: Upon investigating the matter at the time, the Alabama compliance office discovered that Harris had a connection to a representative of a sports agent. UA’s internal investigation has found no indication that Clinton-Dix has had contact with any agent or agent representative. Efforts to reach Harris were unsuccessful. Clinton-Dix served a two-game suspension as a result before returning to the field.  The junior safety and ...
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