Seven of the SEC’s most famous infractions
Here, in chronological order, are some of the most infamous cases of major NCAA infractions in SEC history:
ALABAMA (2002) Three boosters were found guilty of football recruiting violations, including payments to two prospects and one player. UA was on probation at the time. Sanctions: Five years of probation, loss of 21 scholarships and disassociation of boosters.
KENTUCKY (2002) Case involved football recruiting coordinator, two other assistants, a football camp director. Among the violations: the coordinator provided cash and no-cost lodging for prospects, paid an ACT tutorial fee for another prospect and sent a money order to a prep coach to entice a player. Sanctions: Three years of probation, one-year postseason ban, loss of 19 initial scholarships and reduction of maximum scholarships by five.