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Auburn Deflecting, Should Be Defending

Urban Meyer

Maybe it isn't fair to lump Auburn University with a couple of team sites that cover their athletic programs. However, it seems that a minor smear campaign was released from somewhere inside the program in order to deflect attention from an ongoing NCAA investigation into the recruitment of start quarterback Cameron Newton.

According to giant media entities The New York Times and ESPN, Newton's recruitment is being investigated and has been for months. No allegations of wrongdoing on the part of Auburn, its staff, or boosters, have been brought to the forefront, it is simply in the investigation stage. Both media entities quoted former Mississippi State quarterback John Bond, who said that his former teammate Kenny...

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