Rolled back: Tide below .500 for 2000s

Alabama's football team has the talent, the coaching and a favorable schedule to win at least nine games this season.

Anything short of nine wins will give the Crimson Tide a losing decade.

As a result of NCAA sanctions announced last week that requires Alabama to vacate 21 of its 23 victories during the 2005-07 seasons, the Crimson Tide soon will be saddled with a 44-48 record for the 2000s. The university has until June 26 to decide whether it will appeal the ruling, which will change Alabama's 10-2, 6-7 and 7-6 records to 0-2, 0-7 and 2-6.

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dvols writes:

my bookie needs to pay up!

im just sayin

rocky_topper writes:

I vote death penalty all the way! They only know one way to play and that is by CHEATING!

BAMA LMAO!

pdhuff#552644 writes:

44-48, huh!

Yet they still trumpet their success.

But, on 2nd thought they do lead in mullets and homes with taillights.

And Bama Bangs.

imawildcat writes:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

rusty_shackleford writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

"Can you say hypocrit."

Can you spell hypocrite and punctuate correctly? Obviously not!

Won't be long until Calimari continues his trail of slime from UMass to Memphis to KY. Enjoy it until he leaves for greener pastures or probation....whichever comes first.

nicksjuzunk#646117 writes:

Mullets and PBR = Bama without football.

RollTideJoe writes:

in response to TCHDWN10C:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

Excellent reply below about your hypocrisy there at Thug U. We'll see if you cover-up things in Ktown now that Roy Kramer isn't around to do it for you.

pabashia#208095 writes:

This is what we've sunk to. We can't beat Bama on the field, so we've resorted to pointing out their past failures. Never mind they've dominated us the past few years.

Oh, how low can we go?

rocky_topper writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

A wildcat commenting on anything-sec-related? That's got to be the funniest thing I've seen in a long time!

MEOW!

gatorzwearstebowpanties writes:

in response to dvols:

my bookie needs to pay up!

im just sayin

You're just sayin what?

rockytopron writes:

As bad as it is here in the SEC where all of our schools have had their controversy, it pales in comparison to what is going on at Souther Cal. Yet the NCAA seems powerless to do anything or unwillinging to do anything.

volnbig11land writes:

Where are the trolls????????????

No, I don't miss them!

leedsvol2007 writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

There is a decided difference in the two cases.

My sister is a psychological tester and knows the law regarding special needs students.

She has told me that players who received assistance were not only allowed to get it Tennessee and all other colleges are mandated to provide that assistance by Federal Law.

In fact due to his privacy rights being violated Linda Bensel Myers ended up in court where she was charged and convicted of illegally disclosing information about Spencer Riley.

The University of Tennessee faculty senate fully reviewed the allegations and the NCAA found that the case was a University not NCAA matter.

As for the transcript changing charges I found during my time at the University mistakes on transcripts were common and I had a few grades changed due to inaccurate recording of same.

Although I think the Alabama case is over-blown the fact remains that athletes obtained books supposedly for their personal academic use and sold them for personal gain.

It is the same issue as selling their personal tickets for cash.

Since their last national championship in 1992 Alabama has knowingly played a player who signed with an agent and been caught paying coaches through a booster $150,000 for a player.

The also had an NCAA compliance director and professor of law who was defamed by the NCAA and won a monetary reward and reduction of sanctions in the Langham case as a result.

In my opinion the NCAA has had the target on Alabama's back ever since they were embarrassed by the professor and Alabama.

You know the sanctions are largely symbolic. Everyone knows who won the games on the field.

The comparison of the alleged academic fraud incident at Tennesse with the sale of textbooks for profit by student-athletes at Alabama is not valid.

nicksjuzunk#646117 writes:

in response to leedsvol2007:

There is a decided difference in the two cases.

My sister is a psychological tester and knows the law regarding special needs students.

She has told me that players who received assistance were not only allowed to get it Tennessee and all other colleges are mandated to provide that assistance by Federal Law.

In fact due to his privacy rights being violated Linda Bensel Myers ended up in court where she was charged and convicted of illegally disclosing information about Spencer Riley.

The University of Tennessee faculty senate fully reviewed the allegations and the NCAA found that the case was a University not NCAA matter.

As for the transcript changing charges I found during my time at the University mistakes on transcripts were common and I had a few grades changed due to inaccurate recording of same.

Although I think the Alabama case is over-blown the fact remains that athletes obtained books supposedly for their personal academic use and sold them for personal gain.

It is the same issue as selling their personal tickets for cash.

Since their last national championship in 1992 Alabama has knowingly played a player who signed with an agent and been caught paying coaches through a booster $150,000 for a player.

The also had an NCAA compliance director and professor of law who was defamed by the NCAA and won a monetary reward and reduction of sanctions in the Langham case as a result.

In my opinion the NCAA has had the target on Alabama's back ever since they were embarrassed by the professor and Alabama.

You know the sanctions are largely symbolic. Everyone knows who won the games on the field.

The comparison of the alleged academic fraud incident at Tennesse with the sale of textbooks for profit by student-athletes at Alabama is not valid.

Good post... yes, I read all of it.

volnbig11land writes:

Oh my, this site has really bottomed out.

Now we have kitty fans on here talking trash. What's next vandy?

PLEASE make it a pay site!

chrisw2967 writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

you cant be serious ? ky is as bad as bama about cheating, ok maybe not as bad but ky has seen its days of cheating and people in ky are so desperate they do what ? they hire the biggest cheater in NCAA basketball,calimari will have you back where you belong and thats on probation.
now get back outside and clean up around your trailor.its a mess.

abnerPeabody writes:

in response to gatorzwearstebowpanties:

You're just sayin what?

Please stop that "I'm just saying" phooey.We know what you are saying when you type your message.Makes you sound as if you are are not sure of what you are saying.

murrayvol writes:

in response to pdhuff#552644:

44-48, huh!

Yet they still trumpet their success.

But, on 2nd thought they do lead in mullets and homes with taillights.

And Bama Bangs.

The numbers in the press guide won't change.

murrayvol writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

I have no recollection of that. Next question.

murrayvol writes:

in response to GeneralNeyland96:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

Sad but true. Georgia opened that box a few years back. Ugly to the 3rd power.

Raynoch writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

Ha, a Wildcat fan is criticizing Tennessee about cheating. Why did Rick Pitino end up at KY? I can't remember.

Innocent until proven guilty my man. When we go on probation you can start criticizing. Until then, be happy you all cheated your rears off. If you wouldn't have, you may have never had the Pitino years at KY.

murrayvol writes:

in response to leedsvol2007:

There is a decided difference in the two cases.

My sister is a psychological tester and knows the law regarding special needs students.

She has told me that players who received assistance were not only allowed to get it Tennessee and all other colleges are mandated to provide that assistance by Federal Law.

In fact due to his privacy rights being violated Linda Bensel Myers ended up in court where she was charged and convicted of illegally disclosing information about Spencer Riley.

The University of Tennessee faculty senate fully reviewed the allegations and the NCAA found that the case was a University not NCAA matter.

As for the transcript changing charges I found during my time at the University mistakes on transcripts were common and I had a few grades changed due to inaccurate recording of same.

Although I think the Alabama case is over-blown the fact remains that athletes obtained books supposedly for their personal academic use and sold them for personal gain.

It is the same issue as selling their personal tickets for cash.

Since their last national championship in 1992 Alabama has knowingly played a player who signed with an agent and been caught paying coaches through a booster $150,000 for a player.

The also had an NCAA compliance director and professor of law who was defamed by the NCAA and won a monetary reward and reduction of sanctions in the Langham case as a result.

In my opinion the NCAA has had the target on Alabama's back ever since they were embarrassed by the professor and Alabama.

You know the sanctions are largely symbolic. Everyone knows who won the games on the field.

The comparison of the alleged academic fraud incident at Tennesse with the sale of textbooks for profit by student-athletes at Alabama is not valid.

Thoughtful post. A rarity on this board.

Raynoch writes:

in response to RollTideJoe:

Excellent reply below about your hypocrisy there at Thug U. We'll see if you cover-up things in Ktown now that Roy Kramer isn't around to do it for you.

Roy Kramer has been gone for a while now. It hasn't made a difference to this point. Your boys are the ones on probation.

montanavolfan writes:

in response to Raynoch:

Ha, a Wildcat fan is criticizing Tennessee about cheating. Why did Rick Pitino end up at KY? I can't remember.

Innocent until proven guilty my man. When we go on probation you can start criticizing. Until then, be happy you all cheated your rears off. If you wouldn't have, you may have never had the Pitino years at KY.

The next question is will Pition come back after Caliperri gets caught cheating.....

kiffownsfla writes:

Stallworth got 30days and ten years probation thats sad.

kiffownsfla writes:

in response to volnbig11land:

Where are the trolls????????????

No, I don't miss them!

Sure you do! GO VOLS!

kiffownsfla writes:

in response to abnerPeabody:

Please stop that "I'm just saying" phooey.We know what you are saying when you type your message.Makes you sound as if you are are not sure of what you are saying.

Then tell dvols that because he says it EVERYPOST ITS OLD AS H3LL!

SEAL_9821 writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

It's a sad day when Kentucky fans come on our site to talk about cheating and NCAA sanctions in football. Let us not forget Your beloved Hal Mumme and the violations that staff committed. So, to all you Cat fans. When you get a football program that can compete in the SEC and the rest of the NCAA you can talk but until then....Keep wishing for basketball season to start.

Goforit555 writes:

We better be careful calling for the death penalty for text books when no money was involved and Alabama gained no advantage on the playing field. This is like the pot calling the kettle black.

gohawks1 writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

"Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university."

That pretty much sums that one up.

volnbig11land writes:

in response to kiffownsfla:

Sure you do! GO VOLS!

No I don't!

troubleinc writes:

in response to rusty_shackleford:

"Can you say hypocrit."

Can you spell hypocrite and punctuate correctly? Obviously not!

Won't be long until Calimari continues his trail of slime from UMass to Memphis to KY. Enjoy it until he leaves for greener pastures or probation....whichever comes first.

Score! Awesome reply to his comment Rusty (love the KoH alias too!).

troubleinc writes:

in response to leedsvol2007:

There is a decided difference in the two cases.

My sister is a psychological tester and knows the law regarding special needs students.

She has told me that players who received assistance were not only allowed to get it Tennessee and all other colleges are mandated to provide that assistance by Federal Law.

In fact due to his privacy rights being violated Linda Bensel Myers ended up in court where she was charged and convicted of illegally disclosing information about Spencer Riley.

The University of Tennessee faculty senate fully reviewed the allegations and the NCAA found that the case was a University not NCAA matter.

As for the transcript changing charges I found during my time at the University mistakes on transcripts were common and I had a few grades changed due to inaccurate recording of same.

Although I think the Alabama case is over-blown the fact remains that athletes obtained books supposedly for their personal academic use and sold them for personal gain.

It is the same issue as selling their personal tickets for cash.

Since their last national championship in 1992 Alabama has knowingly played a player who signed with an agent and been caught paying coaches through a booster $150,000 for a player.

The also had an NCAA compliance director and professor of law who was defamed by the NCAA and won a monetary reward and reduction of sanctions in the Langham case as a result.

In my opinion the NCAA has had the target on Alabama's back ever since they were embarrassed by the professor and Alabama.

You know the sanctions are largely symbolic. Everyone knows who won the games on the field.

The comparison of the alleged academic fraud incident at Tennesse with the sale of textbooks for profit by student-athletes at Alabama is not valid.

excellent reply as well ...

orangebloodgmc writes:

Bama is all-time cheatingest program in NCAA history. Memphis is envious of their expertise.

Raynoch writes:

in response to RollTide987:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

No advantage besides ineligible players were playing in the games.

kiffownsfla writes:

in response to RollTide987:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

Was bonaroo good this year 987?

kiffownsfla writes:

in response to Indianavol:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

We dont need the tide to lose thier program next to fla they are the best rival for us.

andy112382#209793 writes:

Oh man, now this means they lost to Louisiana Monr...oh, wait, sorry they did that on their own....

Well, shoot but now they lost to Northern Illin....oh, dang, already was done.....

Oh, well! COuldn't have happened to a better team! And just to think, the past two decades of sanctions have been based on what they caught, who knows what else Bama has gotten away with based on their track record.

richvol writes:

Wildcat fan calling us cheaters? Mumme was only fairly recent...how about Sutton? And then there's Fran Curci and oh yes,how about the Baron himself and his point shaving scandals?

Give me a break...Tennessee runs a lily white program compared to Kentucky and Alabama...facts are facts.

NashvillePreds writes:

in response to RollTide987:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

Don't you find it interesting that Phish played twice in Tennessee, and Bonnaroo takes place in Tennessee? The only thing Bama has is a race track in Talledaga (sp?), that's not even as cool as ours in Bristol.

BAMA SUCKS.

GhostofRobertNeyland writes:

in response to leedsvol2007:

There is a decided difference in the two cases.

My sister is a psychological tester and knows the law regarding special needs students.

She has told me that players who received assistance were not only allowed to get it Tennessee and all other colleges are mandated to provide that assistance by Federal Law.

In fact due to his privacy rights being violated Linda Bensel Myers ended up in court where she was charged and convicted of illegally disclosing information about Spencer Riley.

The University of Tennessee faculty senate fully reviewed the allegations and the NCAA found that the case was a University not NCAA matter.

As for the transcript changing charges I found during my time at the University mistakes on transcripts were common and I had a few grades changed due to inaccurate recording of same.

Although I think the Alabama case is over-blown the fact remains that athletes obtained books supposedly for their personal academic use and sold them for personal gain.

It is the same issue as selling their personal tickets for cash.

Since their last national championship in 1992 Alabama has knowingly played a player who signed with an agent and been caught paying coaches through a booster $150,000 for a player.

The also had an NCAA compliance director and professor of law who was defamed by the NCAA and won a monetary reward and reduction of sanctions in the Langham case as a result.

In my opinion the NCAA has had the target on Alabama's back ever since they were embarrassed by the professor and Alabama.

You know the sanctions are largely symbolic. Everyone knows who won the games on the field.

The comparison of the alleged academic fraud incident at Tennesse with the sale of textbooks for profit by student-athletes at Alabama is not valid.

Awesome post. If I ever need a good lawyer, you're the man.

gatorzwearstebowpanties writes:

in response to abnerPeabody:

Please stop that "I'm just saying" phooey.We know what you are saying when you type your message.Makes you sound as if you are are not sure of what you are saying.

I agree. dvols is very annoying with his i'm just sayin after every post. He must be 15 yrs old

ctownvol writes:

in response to imawildcat:

Funny stuff...Death penalty for textbook fraud? Do you remember this?

Linda Bensel-Meyers

School: Tennessee

Job: English professor

She accused football players of academic fraud in an 1999 ESPN.com report, saying that papers were being plagiarized and athletes were receiving grades they didn't earn.

Tennessee launched its own investigation and forwarded the results to the NCAA, which investigated the matter but dropped the case in March 2000. Bensel-Meyers said she was prevented by then-UT President Wade Gilley from showing allegedly damaging academic records to an NCAA investigator. Two years later, syndicated Tennessee journalist Bob Gilbert said he had papers given to him by Bensel-Meyers that showed a clear and consistent pattern of academic fraud at Tennessee. Again, the NCAA found no reason to punish the university.

Bensel-Meyers received death threats, some involving her children. She said her office was burglarized and her phone line tapped. People spat on her. Air was let out of her car's tires. She moved to Colorado in 2002, where she now works as an associate professor at the University of Denver.

He who lives in a glass house, shouldn't cast stones at his neighbor's house. Just because you haven't been pounced on by the NCAA doesn't mean your house is clean. Can you say hypocrit. I can. Go Cats!

Hey Linda. How's the skiing?

GerryOP writes:

in response to utwhinesalot:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

C'mon lil' zzgatorboy, equating Hitler to anyone who hates Tebow and UF is clearly defamatory, off topic, abusive, and threatening.

It's time for KNS to dump you off here again.

miketn6 writes:

Games are won on the field.
Forfeits after the fact do not matter.
GO VOLS!

pdhuff#552644 writes:

in response to murrayvol:

The numbers in the press guide won't change.

Not even the 47 national championships?

murrayvol writes:

in response to pdhuff#552644:

Not even the 47 national championships?

Especially not those. They're precious beyond compare.

The Mullet Nation better hope and pray the Memphis runners don't flip. Timing would be horrendous. NCAA would have no choice.

ethanfrome writes:

Did Phish play, "Rocky Top"?

ethanfrome writes:

in response to BIPOLAR_BEAR:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

I wish that Alabama would have lost some scholarships.

With that said, I will say that I can't agree with your impression of Phish. You made fun of 987 for being young, that, I am sure he is. However, I have listened to Phish since 1991, and at that point, they had been around three years - and they will be in the Rock Hall of Fame, I guarantee it.

When I saw them at the Tennessee Theater (or Bijou) in 1993 or 1994, they did play a rockin' version of Rocky Top.

ethanfrome writes:

You are the same person?? I like your "bipolar" name better than the other one, I am gun-shy of people with the letter "Z" in their callname.

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