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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 projected 2014 NFL Draft first round pick currently ranks fourth on the team with 40 tackles and has a pair of interceptions on the season.

14 Comments:
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  • Proving that no good deed goes unpunished...
  • that is so funny..thank you for the laugh
  • why talk about a $500 loan for car repairs....how about tallahasee police cover up of raaaape!
  • An alleged rape, this victim didn't call the police in the parking lot after the rape, went to the hospital and did a rape kit but didn't call the police or go on the local news to complain when the police wouldn't do anything......remember the Kobe incident women set men up all the time once they realize they were just a jump off~
  • I understand you know something the rest of the world has not been told. So wonderful of you to share your vast knowledge with the rest of us mere mortals. Now, please tell us, What came first the Chicken or the egg?
  • Let me guess; Amish inbred Ohio State fan. Thought so.
  • ********. IF one person wants to lend money to another that is their business !
  • Monica Lewinsky is his replacement; she ain't gotta pay for clinton-dix.
  • that is so funny..thank you for the laugh
  • ROTFLMOA! Too funny...to true!
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