College Athletic Scandals

Florida is widely known for its successful college football programs and for the scadals that plague them. Here are just a few.<br>
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<b>University of Miami</b><br>
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<b>2011:</b> In interviews with Yahoo Sports, convicted Ponzi schemer <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEOCVC000154" title="Nevin Shapiro" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/crime/nevin-shapiro-PEOCVC000154.topic">Nevin Shapiro</a> says he provided cash, gifts, prostitutes and favors to several UM players while as a booster.<br>
<b>2006:</b> Defensive lineman Bryan Pata is murdered.<br>
<b>1994:</b> An investigation by the Miami Herald reveals that rapper Luther Campbell allegedly engaged in pay for play.<br>
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<b>University of Florida</b><br>
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<b>2009:</b> Janoris Jenkins shot by police with a stun gun and charged with resisting arrest outside of nightclub.<br>
<b>2008:</b> Cam Newton is arrested for stealing a laptop.<br>
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<b>Florida State University</b><br>
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<b>1993-99:</b> Some start calling the school Free Shoes University after allegations that players were given or received deep discounts on shoes.

( 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.

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