Massive Ties to Current NFL Players

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Now that the University of Miami has become the latest victim of the ever-vigilant eyes of Yahoo Sports' Higher Learning Takedown Team, it's time to ask: what does it all mean? Well, for Da U, it means a horribly tarnished legacy that could lead to an SMU-style "death penalty" in a worst-case scenario. That's what happens when, according to Charles Robinson's report, a booster named Nevin Shapiro provides impermissible benefit to at least 72 Miami football players from 2002 through 2010. The Miami violations trump any recent scandal; they make USC, North Carolina, and Ohio State look like jaywalkers, or those guys who copy DVDs on their computers and send them back to Netflix.

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