In efforts to keep you up to date by the minute covering the UM fiasco, we wanted to tell you what the NCAA President had to say about it. Moments ago, Mark Emmert officially respond to all the allegations surrounding the University of Miami.
“If the assertions are true, the alleged conduct at the University of Miami is an illustration of the need for serious and fundamental change in many critical aspects of college sports. This pertains especially to the involvement of boosters and agents with student-athletes. While many are hearing about this case for the first time, the NCAA has been investigating the matter for five months. The serious threats to the integrity of college sports are one of the key reasons why I called together more than 50 presidents and chancellors last week to drive substantive changes to Division I intercollegiate athletics.”
Emmert was also on ESPN’s Mike and Mike show earlier this morning around 8:45AM. We still don’t know what to make of it as he sounds a bit full of it, but you can be the judge. Here is the entire audio clip of the interview.
By the way, I lost count of how many times he said “I certainly can’t talk about this case” in reference to Nevin Shapiro and UM.