Ohio St: 326 Percent Overpayment “Not Obvious”

Today Ohio State released a statement detailing more NCAA violations involving the football program. In the NCAA-addressed report, OSU confirmed that 30-year Buckeye booster Bobby DiGeronimo, who last month was cited for paying Ohio State players at his 2011 Cleveland-based charity event, also “provided five (OSU) student-athletes wages in excess of hours worked.  While the […]

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Court Docs: AJ McCarron 2011 Yukon - No Plates!

As documented here the past 48 hours, Alabama court records and a Facebook-dated photo link Trent Richardson and his mother Katrina to five separate vehicles in the last two years.

Traffic court documents show the Alabama football star as owner of a GMC Yukon and Nissan Altima in just the past 10 months - in addition […]

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Docs: Richardson’s Other New Car, Georgia Plates

Yesterday SbB reported Chilton County, Alabama, public court records showed Trent Richardson was driving a “GMC YUKON” with a “Vehicle year” of 2011 - and was listed as the owner of the SUV - when he was ticketed for speeding by an Alabama Highway Patrol Officer on August 28, 2011.

(2011 Yukon: Stripped sticker = $40,000) […]

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Docs: Richardson’s 2011 Yukon With ‘Large Rims’

A year after disassociated Alabama booster Tom Al-Betar added the below Facebook photo of Trent Richardson gassing up a large SUV, Richardson was pulled over for speeding in the city of Clanton, Alabama.

Chilton County (AL) public court records show the attending Alabama Highway Patrol Officer reported on August 28, 2011, that Richardson was driving a […]

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Rogue Booster’s Photo: “Trent at the new home!”

Disassociated Alabama booster Tom Al-Betar posted the below photo of Alabama football star Trent Richardson to his now-deleted Facebook page on February 11, 2011:

The description of the photo on Al-Betar’s Facebook page read, “Trent and his new Dog at the new home!”
That caption was followed by a comment by Al-Betar which noted of Richardson, “Mr. […]

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Video: Clean Burfict Now Calls For Personal Towel

Vontaze Burfict committed two personal fouls during the ASU-USC game last Saturday. One was for illegal hands to the face during the second quarter of Sparky’s 43-22 win over the Trojans.

The other? Watch for yourself.
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Richardson Mom: Rental Cars, 2010 Alabama Pad

Eight months ago T-Town Menswear owner and disassociated Alabama booster Tom Al-Betar posted a series of Facebook photos showing him in the company of Trent Richardson, Richardson’s mother Katrina and the current Alabama football star’s daughters.

(Trent’s mom: Pensacola “home” in 11/2010 but court doc shows otherwise)
In one of the photos, Richardson and his mother […]

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Booster Sold Right To Dine With Current Buckeyes

On Sept. 15, 2011, 30-year Ohio State booster Bobby DiGeronimo confirmed to Bill Lubinger of the CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER that he facilitated cash payments to three current Ohio State players - from envelopes distributed at a Cleveland-area charity event - on Feb. 19, 2011.

(Private access to then-current Buckeyes available in 2008 - at the right […]

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Blacklisted by OSU, Talbott Now Works MGOBLUE

UPDATE (Sept. 21, 2011, 12:36am PT): The ASSOCIATED PRESS corrects the record, noting that Dennis Talbott did not cite his affiliation with This Week In Football - or Icon SMI - when obtaining a sideline media credential under the name “Jay Talbott” for the Sept. 3 Michigan-Western Michigan game at Michigan Stadium […]

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OSU High School Recruits At Charity Cash Grab!?!

Earlier this week I reported that current Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller was at the 2011 charity event hosted by rogue OSU booster Bobby DiGeronimo.

(Then-Ohio State high school recruit Cardale Jones top-right)
Miller signed with Ohio State roughly three weeks before the fundraiser though he had already enrolled at the school when he made the […]

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