November 9, 2012
Florida is widely known for its successful college football programs and for the scadals that plague them. Here are just a few.
University of Miami
2011: In interviews with Yahoo Sports, convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro says he provided cash, gifts, prostitutes and favors to several UM players while as a booster.
2006: Defensive lineman Bryan Pata is murdered.
1994: An investigation by the Miami Herald reveals that rapper Luther Campbell allegedly engaged in pay for play.
University of Florida
2009: Janoris Jenkins shot by police with a stun gun and charged with resisting arrest outside of nightclub.
2008: Cam Newton is arrested for stealing a laptop.
Florida State University
1993-99: Some start calling the school Free Shoes University after allegations that players were given or received deep discounts on shoes.