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Making The Rounds: Discussion Abound About Miami And The Death Penalty

This is the (usually lunch time) weekday feature of news and notes about Mountain West and their opponents news. If you have a link or a story you would think works send me a message on twitter @JeremyMauss or email me and I'll give you credit.

Investigations on Yahoo! Sports 
In case you have been under a rock the past 24 hours. Full details on Miami and Nevin Shapiro.

Is a Miami death penalty the NCAA’s only option? | CollegeFootballTalk
Roughly 16 years after SMU was hit with the infamous "death penalty" that crippled their football program for nearly a quarter of a century, then-Florida president John Lombardi said that the NCAA would do anything it could going forward to avoid sentencing another school to a similar fate.

Report: Miami flirting with NCAA Death penalty | No 2 Minute Warning
Miami Hurricanes at center of massive NCAA investigation Is Miami heading in to a death sentence? AP photo Yahoo! Sports reports that a former University of Miami booster provided thousands of impermissible benefits to at least 72 athletes from 2002 through 2010. The allegations could lead to some of the most severe punishments college football 

Video: Charles Robinson on the latest - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Yahoo! Sports senior investigative reporter Charles Robinson joined Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter with the latest on the claims against Miami.


Personally I don't think Miami will be hit with the Death Penalty, but penalties will be huge. Also, remember Reggie Bush was taken down by a short phone call and a photograph, and he is only one player whereas this Miami fiasco included 72 players plus coaches and players.

Fresno State lands mystery man from China - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
First-year Fresno State coach Rodney Terry needed to add a big man to the roster and ended up finding one from China. The Bulldogs have announced the

Deadline coming for A&M-SEC decision? - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe says a deadline could be coming for Texas A&M to make a decision regarding its future conference affiliation.

The Nevada Wolf Pack And Why So Glum? - Football Study Hall
A look at the 2011 Nevada Wolf Pack football team. A lot of 2010's successful team has left, but with a weaker WAC on the schedule, UNR should succeed once again.

2011 Season Preview: Smaller, Better Jobs And The UNLV Rebels - Football Study Hall
A look at the 2011 UNLV Rebels football team. Bobby Hauck heads into his second season as head coach with a very young team that will probably improve, but only so much.

Boise State practice report: Malcolm Johnson is the new No. 3 RB - One Bronco Nation Under God
How is the Boise State running back position shaping up? What did Kellen Moore have to say about his new receivers? This and more from Boise State fall practice

Position rankings: Kellen Moore is top QB - NCAA Football - Sporting News

Lindley and Hillman: A doubleplusgood tandem for the ages | Aztecs Killing Him

Walk-on seeks top job at Wide Receiver U |
A look at San Diego State receiver Dylan Denso, a walk-on with an attitude and plan to be the Aztecs' top receiver.

Air Force hopes to improve on special teams | david, tim, schneider - Colorado Springs Gazette

Air Force football: Tuesday’s training camp report - Air Force - Colorado Springs Gazette