National news sources report on BYU’s investigation of improper football benefits

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JD Falslev catches a punt during the game against Georgia Tech. (Photo by Sarah Hill)
JD Falslev catches a punt during the game against Georgia Tech. (Photo by Sarah Hill)

National news sources honed in on BYU’s investigation of improper benefits received by BYU football players from a former member of the BYU football staff. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake’s sports radio station 1280 The Zone first reported the allegations.

Tom Fornelli, of CBS Sports, said, “…the investigation is centered on the school’s former director of football operations, Duane Busby, and has been ongoing for several months. Busby resigned from his position in March after spending 18 years in the job.”

According to USA Today,The NCAA has not commented on the investigation.”

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy pointed out, “Ironically, BYU is the only school that has won an AP national championship in football and has never had a major NCAA violation or received NCAA sanctions.”

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