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Mike McNeil, a safety on Auburn’s 2010 national championship football team, has accused the program of academic fraud, paying players, violating recruiting rules, and targeting players based on looks for random drug testing, according to a report by Roopstigo.
McNeil is one of four former Auburn football players who were kicked off the team after being charged with armed robbery in 2011. One of the players, Antonio Goodwin, was found guilty last year and sentenced to 15 years in prison. McNeil refuses to take a plea deal because he insists his innocence. He is scheduled to go to trial on April 8.
In an excellent investigative report by Roopstigo’s Selena Roberts, McNeil levies numerous accusations against Auburn’s football program. He says the program and school disassociated themselves from the players after the charges. His mother also accuses Auburn and the local police of trying to keep the armed robbery story from the media.
According to Roberts, academic fraud in the form of ...
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We're weak. And the law of the jungle says the weak get eaten.''
Harvey Spector, the TV show "Suits.''
This one is just so obvious, so easy. Fixing grades. Altering drug tests. Paying players.
Recruiting illegally. It's all the classics of NCAA rules violations bundled into one.
Auburn is accused of it all. Selena Roberts, the former New York Times...
Former Auburn player Mike McNeil is reportedly alleging that major
violations occurred while he played with the Tigers under
then-coaches Gene Chizik and Will Muschamp.
When allegations began to surface that Auburn University had payed players and changed poor grades, you had to know the situation was very fluid and additional transgressions may began to surface as well. According to ESPN, it doesn’t just stop there.
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A judge says a former Auburn football player will go on trial next week on robbery charges.
Lee County Circuit Judge Chris Hughes cleared the way during a hearing Friday for Mike McNeil's trial to begin Monday.
McNeil's lawyer was trying to withdraw from the case, a move that prosecutors say could have meant a postponement. But the judge refused to let defense lawyer Ben...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the school is reviewing allegations of rules violations in the football program during its 2010 national championship season but doesn't believe they're credible.
Jacobs issued a statement Thursday in response to a report a day earlier by former New York Times and Sports Illustrated writer Selena Roberts that was...
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the school is reviewing allegations of rules violations in the football program during its 2010 national championship season but doesn't believe they're credible.
Jacobs issued a statement Thursday in response to a report a day earlier by former New York Times and Sports Illustrated writer Selena Roberts that was posted on roopstigo...
We are all aware of the trappings of big time college football and what goes on behind the scenes. The one thing I distaste is when a scorned player decides he wants to tell all after things don’t go his way.
Players take money, gifts, women, grades, and handouts, but when NFL dreams don’t prosper, or in this case you end up facing prison time, all bets are off and the snitching...
Former Auburn defensive back Mike McNeil has received a 15-year split sentence for first-degree robbery.
Lee County Circuit Judge Christopher Hughes accepted McNeil's plea deal Monday as the trial was set to begin. Under the deal, McNeil is required to serve at least three years plus three years of probation and pay $2,000 in restitution.
McNeil and three teammates from the...