The Miami Dolphins’ first opponent of the season, the Cleveland Browns, will have some familiar faces for South Florida football fans; but also be missing the team’s 2013 first-round NFL Draft pick.
Tuesday’s ruling from the NCAA suspending various players of the University of Miami football team was bad, but the worst is likely still to come as the NCAA infractions committee continues to investigate the rules violations committed by UM.
The NCAA has ruled that eight University of Miami players must miss at least one game and repay benefits as a condition to becoming eligible to play again for the Canes.
The fate of eight Miami players is now in the hands of the NCAA.
Eight University of Miami student athletes ineligible for team’s opening game for their alleged involvement with the Nevin Shapiro scandal, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
The Grateful Dead sang in the song Casey Jones, “Trouble ahead, trouble behind.” Those words sum up the scandal casting a dark cloud over the University of Miami’s football and basketball programs.