The Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann refused comment on the Yahoo Sports national report with evidence former and current football players from three different Southeastern Conference schools received impermissible benefits.
Players from Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi State were named in a Yahoo Sports report claiming players received benefits from former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis, who is believed to be an intermediary between several college football stars and NFL agents and financial advisers.
“Mississippi State University has always been responsive and cooperative to any inquiry by our Agency,” Hosemann said in a official statement through his communication department. “Furthermore, Mississippi State provided invaluable input to our recent revisions to Mississippi’s Athlete Agent law. However, it is the policy of the Secretary of State’s Office to neither confirm, comment or deny any current or potential investigation our Agency conducts.”
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