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Report: Florida, NCAA probe violation allegations

By: AP
By: AP

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - ESPN is reporting that Florida and the
NCAA are investigating allegations that former Gators offensive
lineman Maurkice Pouncey received $100,000 from a representative of
a sports agent before last season ended.

Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said in a statement
Monday that the school was aware of "some information in early
June that we reported to law enforcement." He says Florida also
shared the information with the NCAA and the Southeastern
Conference.

Pouncey was selected 18th overall in this year's NFL draft.

The report says the school and the NCAA were investigating
allegations that Pouncey received the money between Florida's loss
to Alabama in the SEC title game and its Sugar Bowl win over
Cincinnati. The alleged representative was not named.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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