I've tried to say it a few ways, but the Overton deal had nothing to do what what Romar knew, but what was proven at the time he had to make decisions. He denied the claims and until a court of law finds him guilty there is only so much that can/should be done. Overton is dirt and deserved worse than he got, but I'm not bothered by a coach waiting for due process. Now you jump from Overton to Stevens and again they are not related in any way. First of all once again Stevens was not charged with, nor found guilty of anything at the time coaches had to make decisions about his status on the team. If you expect every coach to toss off players every time they are accused of something without them having any chance to defend themselves then you are just flat out wrong. He was never charged with a crime in that case. That doesn't mean I think he was innocent, but you must go by what the legal status of a case is. Second of all, that was on RN watch and everyone knows what Seatle fans thought of him anyway.
This case with ASJ is with a new coach and a new AD and there is no prior precedent for a case like this in anything recent with any of their teams. I doubt we will hear anything from UW until fall camp or after his case is settled in court, whichever comes first.
Guess it was a bad jump from Overton to Stevens even though it was basically the same thing that happened which is where I connected the dots so yes that was irrelevent.
The only thing I will disagree again is that Romar did suspend Overton but for the Pac-12 tournament only, it should've been for the season. After what Mike Leach did, I believe he deserved to be suspended for the year as well.
Here are the tweets on the teasers.
[Dan Tilkin <s>@</s>DanTilkinKATU]<small class="time">[9m]</small>
NCAA accusing ducks fb of 7 major violations, BUT this is big: Not accused of Lack of Institutional Control. My report on K2 at 11
[Tiffani Lupenski <s>@</s>Tiffani317]<small class="time">[38m]</small>
KATU Investigators going through exclusive U of O docs on NCAA violations. Smoking gun? You decide [<s>#</s>liveonk2] @ 11p
[Dan Tilkin <s>@</s>DanTilkinKATU]<small class="time">[1h]</small>
NCAA Documents about Ducks Football: "...recruiting advantage that was gained was more than minimal." [<s>#</s>liveonk2]
[Dan Tilkin <s>@</s>DanTilkinKATU]<small class="time">[2h]</small>
NCAA docs Ducks Fball investigation talks about coaches who decide to ‘play with fire’...should not be allowed to claim ignorance.
[Dan Tilkin @DanTilkinKATU]
We have obtained new documents about the NCAA investigation into Ducks Football. Initial read: NCAA appears pushing for Major Violations
Is this a TV station trying to drive ratings? Or do they have any real updates? They have an extensive investigation into this with lots of info on their site. They suggest serious violations, but no LOIC which is normally what carries the huge sanctions.
The report also outlines two crucial points for the Ducks. First, NCAA enforcement staff said they had “no finding of lack of institutional control and no finding of unethical conduct.” That could prove critical when it comes time to dish out punishment.
Second, the report says the school could face penalties under the “repeat violator” clause of the NCAA rules. The UO last had a major infraction in 2004; since some of the alleged violations happened within five years of that date, the NCAA could impose stiffer penalties.
The report also shows the NCAA and Oregon agree this is a “major infractions case.”So, no LOIC, but a repeat offender case. Major violations, but doesn't appear to be seen as intentional. And yet also not considered inadvertent. Sounds confusing? Welcome to the NCAA.
“Due to the nature, scope and duration of the time over which the violations occurred, the violations were not isolated in nature,” the report says. “Further, while the violations were not intentional in nature, many are significant and should not be considered inadvertent.”
Even a one year bowl ban would devistate that programWrong.
Even a one year bowl ban would devistate that program