Southern Methodist University
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school’s first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
The NCAA leveled the most serious charge it has in its arsenal, lack of institutional control, against the University of Miami for the school’s part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal. The term, institutional control may be foreign to fans, but something schools dread seeing from the NCAA.
If you like to travel, it might be time to look for a job with the University of Central Florida. UCF was one of five schools that have accepted a bid to join the Big East Conference starting in 2013, according to cbssports.com.
Cam Newton and Reggie Bush have plenty of parallels. Both have held the Heisman Trophy. Both have endured scrutiny, scandal and NCAA investigations. And now both are wishing the Miami Hurricanes well as they face a mess that could tear the program down.
Only one football program has ever received the NCAA’s most severe penalty, known as “the death penalty,” but if the allegations against Miami are proven by the NCAA, “the U” could be facing a similar fate to Southern Methodist University in 1987