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    Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    I don't know if any of you CFers have noticed this article on the NBC Sports website, but reports of Auburn offering Cecil Newton a sizeable chunk of change (reportedly $180,000) for Cam's services appear to be gaining "traction" in the media. The report also states that, surprise, surprise, Cam himself was present at one of the meetings (in spite of his denials) when a money exchange was discussed.

    The Southeastern Conference and the NCAA have had their "heads in the sand" over this situation from day one, but if these reports continue to escallate, they will have no choice but to reopen their, thus far, feeble investigations.

    Who knows, maybe it's just a matter of time before Gene Chizek's two-year record at Auburn will go from 22-5 to 8-19.

    Here is a link to the most recent article by NBC Sports:

    Radio host claims Auburn, Vols offered $’s to Cecil Newton | CollegeFootballTalk



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Well at least the Auburn fans could celebrate August 19th as there Gene Chizik day.


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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    I only hope that the truth comes out and if appropriate Auburn gets a super harsh penalty.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    The NCAA made their bed by clearing Auburn and allowing Newton to play in the BCS title game. To go back now and vacate Auburn's title would be big time egg on the face


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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Words cannot express how funny I think this would be.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Words cannot express how funny I think this would be.
    Agreed. That's the full Chiz treatment right there. Just waiting for something amazing to happen with this story now...........


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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Quote Originally Posted by Wingback View Post
    I don't know if any of you CFers have noticed this article on the NBC Sports website, but reports of Auburn offering Cecil Newton a sizeable chunk of change (reportedly $180,000) for Cam's services appear to be gaining "traction" in the media. The report also states that, surprise, surprise, Cam himself was present at one of the meetings (in spite of his denials) when a money exchange was discussed.

    The Southeastern Conference and the NCAA have had their "heads in the sand" over this situation from day one, but if these reports continue to escallate, they will have no choice but to reopen their, thus far, feeble investigations.

    Who knows, maybe it's just a matter of time before Gene Chizek's two-year record at Auburn will go from 22-5 to 8-19.

    Here is a link to the most recent article by NBC Sports:

    Radio host claims Auburn, Vols offered $’s to Cecil Newton | CollegeFootballTalk
    This was discussed yesterday... http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...wton-info.html

    As is normal with everything associated with Nebraska, you're behind...



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    As is usually the case, the NCAA will be ok with getting egg on their face now that the money's in the bank.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Auburn's national championship is temporary. It's going to be fun to watch.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    I hope they go down hard, living next to an auburn fan here in SEC country has been terrible.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Quote Originally Posted by gharris View Post
    I hope they go down hard, living next to an auburn fan here in SEC country has been terrible.
    Me too. I really want the hammer to drop.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    They made their bed when they ruled him eligible for the Georgia game. They've had their fun, now its time for the consequences. SEC commish will also have to step down.



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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    Makes you wonder which Auburn fans will miss most - their landmark oaks (a true tragedy), or their BCS championship as well as eligibility over the next X years (something they have been denying but should have seen coming).


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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    I'll believe it when I hear/see it. That radio host is a die-hard 'Bama fan, who's starting a new radio show in a couple weeks, which is where he's playing the tapes. I'm not saying he's lying, but there are enough reasons to keep me from buying at this point.


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    Re: Smoking Gun? Report: Auburn Offered Cecil Newton $180,000

    First off how many times does Auburn have to get caught cheating before they quit. They are getting as bad as SMU.

    yes the SEC commish will come down hard. Not because they paid newton but they paid more than Tennessee which is a markee SEC team. He will be disappointed that Tenn. did not get him and win the National Title. It would be like us outbidding Texas for a recruit then winning the big 12. Heads would role.


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