The Ole Miss football program is in serious trouble with the NCAA, but a report indicates that during the investigation into potential violations, they tried to take a rival program down with them.
Neal McCready of RebelGrove.com details how, when turning over evidence to NCAA investigators, Ole Miss included a recording of a recruit’s mother requesting money from Ole Miss and listing things she got from other programs, one of which was Mississippi State.
Lewis, a highly-touted 2015 recruit, did ultimately sign with Mississippi State.
Ole Miss is facing major consequences regarding a lack of institutional control, including mounting evidence that they provided illegal benefits to players. It doesn’t appear that their efforts to drag their in-state rival down with them have proven successful.
You'll 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.
Emailed daily. Always FREE!
Get the latest news and rumors, customized to your favorite sports and teams. Emailed daily. Always free!