Tennessee Accused Of Committing 18 NCAA Violations Under Former Coach Jeremy Pruitt

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Tennessee Volunteers head coach Jeremy Pruitt during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL on Saturday, September 21, 2019. [Matt Pendleton/Correspondent] Fl Gai 09212019 Ufvsut 513

The NCAA notified Tennessee on Friday that they had found a total of 18 violations that allegedly happened under the tenure of former Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt. The sum total of the alleged violations comes out to be $60,000.

According to Sports Illustrated, Pruitt and his staff hosted at least six prospects and their families on nine weekend unofficial visits during the yearlong dead period, providing them with lodging, meals, transportation, household goods and even furniture that totaled $12,000. Pruitt himself is charged with having made cash payments of $3,000 and $6,000 to two prospects’ mothers, the first used to assist in medical bills and the other for a down payment on a vehicle.

Yahoo Sports has more HERE.

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