go to MSN.com
Found November 23, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
TEAMS:

Via Gridiron Grit:

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:
  • No good deed ever goes unpunished
  • Black Friday comes early! Save up to 50-90% on gift cards, tablets ,laptops, cameras and more! Limited quantities. Shop now!

    http://bit.ly/1iFDOEA
    .
  • 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!
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

AJ McCarron's mom changes Twitter avatar to Heisman pose

A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend, Katherine Webb, has not been shy about voicing her opinion on whether her boyfriend should be considered for the Heisman Trophy in 2013. It looks like his mother shares the same sentiment. Bonner has changed her Twitter avatar photo to a picture of herself doing the famous “Heisman pose”. We have a feeling that she’s not advocating herself for...

Heisman Trophy meaning less and less in NFL

Earlier this week on The Dan Patrick Show, Patrick was asked if he could name the last three Heisman winners that were number one draft picks and members of the NFL Hall of Fame. Neither he nor his Danettes could do so. The reason they were unable to name one? They couldn’t get past the fact the Heisman was once an award given to players other than the quarterback and the sure...

AJ McCarron is really unhappy with the Cracker Barrel in Tuscaloosa

  The week before one of the biggest Iron Bowls ever, AJ McCarron is unhappy with… Cracker Barrel. The Alabama Crimson Tide quarter back AJ McCarron tweeted: The @CrackerBarrel on exit 76 in Tuscaloosa management is really bad and I feel sorry for the company with such a good rep. Lost my respect! I guess […]

Alabama QB A.J. McCarron Claims He Could Hear His Mom Screaming After He Completed A Pass To His Brother

Alabama’s game against Chattanooga earlier Saturday afternoon was a bit of a snoozer – the Tide blanked the Mocs, 49-0, in its final tuneup before the Iron Bowl matchup against Auburn next week. But there was one significant moment during the affair, at least for the McCarron family. Quarterback A.J. completed a pass to his brother, Corey, in the third quarter of the contest...

A.J.'s (McCarron) Mom Has Got it Going On

The World Wide Web has been great for bloggers and journalists around the world, but at the same time it has been a pain in the behind. It has forced them to be quick to judge what is news; often before being able to vet the information. With the public's thirst for more it has forced them to take things that are not news and present it as something that people must see. Like...

Alabama seniors take field for final home game

AJ McCarron almost certainly will finish the day with more wins than any other Alabama quarterback. C.J. Mosley is probably on his way to becoming a two-time All-America linebacker. Those two and six other senior starters - and possibly a few underclassmen - will play their final game at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday against Chattanooga. It might be the only piece of drama in a...

Video: Alabama’s McCarron brothers talk about Senior Day pass

A.J. McCarron completed a pass to brother Corey during the Alabama Crimson Tide's Senior Day thrashing of Chattanooga.

Heisman Watch (Week 14)

1. A.J McCarron You can call him Mr. Clutch, The ultimate winner, or the bow-tie but whatever you call McCarron make sure you respect Number 10 of Alabama. Alabama dominated UT-Chatanooga like they were suppose to on their senior day in T-town Saturday (49-0). AJ had 171 yards and two touchdowns on 13 of 16 passing. McCarron may not wow you with his numbers but he can flat-out earn...

Even The Weather Channel Knows That It Needs To Produce For Nick Saban

Alabama head coach Nick Saban demands a lot from his players and expects that they’ll be prepared both mentally and physically come game day. The guys over at The Weather Channel have taken notice. Check out this hilarious conversation between whoever runs TWC’s Twitter account and SBNation’s Spencer Hall from late last night. It appears that Saban really wants to gain every...

Black Friday shoppers have nothing on Iron Bowl fans

If you wander around to Best Buy somewhere near where you live, you might find people sitting outside of the front doors. They want to makes sure that they get hold of that cheap 40″ TV that will likely sell…Read more →

The Fallout: Baylor falls, Aaron Murray, A.J. McCarron, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 13 edition. And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder. Baylor's hopes for a BCS title were brutally dashed as Oklahoma State thumped the Bears 49-17. (ESPN) Tigers beat Aggies.  LSU finds a way to shut down Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel as the Tigers beat the Aggies 34-10. (AP/ESPN) Aaron Murray injured. Georgia starting QB...

Alabama Football: CJ Mosley named finalist for coveted awards

The same week noted Alabama Football beat writer Kevin Scarbinski tweeted, “Call me crazy, but seriously, why not Alabama’s C.J. Mosley for Heisman?” http://t.co/x9nsedlszN — Kevin Scarbinsky (@KevinScarbinsky) November 19, 2013 the senior linebacker was named one of five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and one of four finalists for the Rotary Lombardi Award. The...

UA Seniors ‘Bunch Of Good People’

For the most part, Alabama Coach Nick Saban was happy with what he saw from his top-ranked Crimson Tide during its dominating, 49-0 victory over Chattanooga Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. In short, the seventh-year Tide mentor saw a lot to like, and a little to improve upon.

McCarron, No. 1 Alabama roll over Chattanooga in Iron Bowl tuneup

AJ McCarron passed for two touchdowns and became No. 1 Alabama's winningest quarterback in Saturday's 49-0 victory over Chattanooga. McCarron completed 13 of 16 passes for 171 yards before leaving one drive into the second half of his final game at Bryant-Denny Stadium for the Crimson Tide (11-0). He improved to 36-2 as a starter, breaking a tie with Jay Barker for the school...

McCarron, Norwood Senior Connection

When Kevin Norwood pulled in a 28-yard touchdown pass from fellow senior AJ McCarron to end the third quarter of Alabama’s 49-0 win over Chattanooga, it marked the fourth consecutive game Norwood had scored. He now has 11 career touchdowns, six this season.
Crimson Tide News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ends at 41 2/3 innings

Since June 13, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has not allowed a run, until Thursday night. Kershaw went 41 2/3 innings without allowing a run until he gave up a solo home run to Padres third baseman, Chase Headley. Kershaw was able to battle out of the game with only the one run given […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 hour ago

Ex-teammate likely ratted out Ryan Braun to MLB in 2013

How was MLB able to get Ryan Braun to agree to a 65-game suspension in 2013 despite the absence of a failed drug test? There was so much evidence against Braun that the Brewers slugger decided to accept his fate. And where did MLB get all the evidence? Not only did they have Anthony Bosch […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago

Lacrosse company upset with favoritism to softball, Title IX

Warrior, a sporting goods company specializing mostly in lacrosse (and hockey) apparel and equipment, came out firing on Thursday night after seeing softball televised on ESPN while lacrosse was on ESPN2. Here is the tweet sent from the official Warrior account: Does anyone else find it laughable that Softball is on ESPN1 & #WorldLax is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago

Donovan McNabb, Randy Moss: Coaching is Cowboys' problem

The Dallas Cowboys have not made the playoffs since 2009, which was also the last time they posted a winning record. Despite having some talented players on their roster, the Cowboys can’t seem to win when it counts. Tony Romo takes most of the blame for that, but Donovan McNabb and Randy Moss see things […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago

Jones-Drew, Schaub believe London deserves NFL team

It's not just NFL higher-ups who believe the sport should be expanded over the pond. In an interview with BritviewNFL.com's Neil Reynolds, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew opined that London deserves a full-time franchise. "You know what? I think they deserve one," Jones-Drew said, via NFL.com. "It's just the toll it takes on the body because...
Via Helmet2Helmet
3 hours ago

Masahiro Tanaka reportedly has a partially torn UCL

Oh man, this is bad news. Masahiro Tanaka, the New York Yankees’ stellar Japanese hurler was placed on the disabled list yesterday with “elbow inflammation,” but after an MRI the news got much, much worse on Thursday. Tanaka has reportedly been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. That injury almost always leads to Tommy John surgery...
Via Rumors and Rants
4 hours ago

Favre jersey retirement called off in 2014 over fear of booing?

A time will come when Brett Favre has his No. 4 jersey retired by the Green Bay Packers. That time just doesn't appear like it will come in 2014 though.Packers president Mark Murphy talked about the matter recently with ESPNWisconsin.com, and despite continually saying that the franchise plans to retire Favre's jersey, Murphy admitted it was highly unlikely such an occurrence...
Via Bush League Chronicle
5 hours ago

Paul Azinger: Tiger has become worse in quest to get better

SOUTHPORT, England – Paul Azinger said Thursday that a quest by Tiger Woods to make his swing better has backfired on him. Woods has gone through four swing changes with three coaches during his career, each time saying the objective was to get better. In a conference call for ESPN, Azinger said that in his quest to get better, “I think he’s actually gotten a little bit worse...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago

Boston Celtics still looking to trade Rajon Rondo?

The Boston Celtics have been one of the more active trades on the free agent and trade market so far this offseason, and they are reportedly still looking to trade Rajon Rondo. According to a report from CelticsBlog, there appears to be a very likely chance that he will end up being traded at some point in the near future. There have been rumors surrounding Rondo about the Sacramento...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine. According to financials released by the Green Bay Packers on Thursday afternoon, the NFL’s teams split more than $6 billion between them last season, which was a record amount...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
8 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.