Top 10 Infamous NCAA Sanctions
The college football season is just over a month away. The die-hard fans are getting gallons of face paint, pounds of meat products for tailgating, and are ready to spend any amount of money to see their team compete for a national title.
Hope springs eternal at this time of year but not at Southern California. The Trojans have been banned from postseason play for violations involving the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush. The investigation also spilled into the basketball program with the one-and-done O.J. Mayo. Where there is money, there is corruption. And since college sports have become a huge revenue generator, many have bent and completely broken the rules in order to ensure their teams' success.
But it’s not just basketball and football programs that have committed major violations. Even the squeaky-clean sport of softball has been tagged with NCAA sanctions. From managers writing students' papers, to taking the SATs for a player, to point-shaving scandals – Here are the Top 10 Most Infamous NCAA Sanctions.