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Hey, whadooyakno – Pat Dooley’s puzzled by something.
It's funny how Mark Richt is being praised for paying coaches out of his own pocket and Galen Hall was fired at UF for doing the same thing.— Pat Dooley (@pat_dooley) December 21, 2011
Hmm, he, ha… let’s see if the New York Times can help.
Galen Hall resigned as football coach at the University of Florida today amid charges that he made unauthorized payments to a player and to his assistant coaches in violation of National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, the university’s interim president said.
Hall’s replacement will be Florida’s defensive coordinator, Gary Darnell, said the interim president, Robert Bryan.
”We made this move because the man violated his contract and committed major violations of N.C.A.A. rules,” Bryan said at a news conference. ”We cannot allow him to coach.”
Bryan said he accepted the resignation effective immediately, citing payments allegedly made by Hall to a player in 1987 and unauthorized salary s
BEST OF MAXIM
That Mark Richt, how dare he generously give monetary payments to members of his football staff out of his own pocket! Doesn’t he know that good deeds like that are illegal according to the NCAA handbook?
Yes, Georgia coach Mark Richt committed secondary NCAA violations when he personally paid some coaches whom he felt deserved more money.
From the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
Mark Richt's generosity and compassion toward his staff landed the Georgia football coach in hot water with the NCAA.
Richt made personal payments of more than $25,000 to coaches and support staff due to what he perceived as inadequate compensation for those individuals. Richt's actions were determined to be secondary violations of NCAA rules regarding supplemental pay,...
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Where's the Beef?
Previewing tonight's Beef "O' Brady's Bowl featuring Florida International against Marshal. Frankly I'm not sure which is more surprising...
Believing members of his football staff weren't being compensated satisfactorily, Georgia coach Mark Richt unknowingly violated NCAA rules by paying them out of his own pocket.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Georgia football coach Mark Richt committed what was determined to be a secondary violation of NCAA rules regarding supplemental pay for making personal payments of more than $25,000 to assistants and support staff.
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