The NCAA is closing its 13-month investigation into Auburn's recruitment of the Heisman Trophy-winning QB Cam Newton, saying they have found no major violations committed by Auburn regarding Newton or other pay-for-play allegations. The NCAA said in a statement....
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"The NCAA enforcement staff is committed to a fair and thorough investigative process," "As such, any allegations of major rules violations must meet a burden of proof, which is a higher standard than rampant public speculation online and in the media. The allegations must be based on credible and persuasive information and includes a good-faith belief that the Committee on Infractions could make a finding.

"As with any case, should the enforcement staff become aware of additional credible information, it will review the information to determine whether further investigation is warranted."
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It makes total sense. The Newton family turned down $180,000 from Mississippi State to play for Auburn for free.
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And who really expected anything different?
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