LSU Imposes 2-Year Ban on NFL Star Odell Beckham Jr. for Giving Players Cash After National Championship
By Sports Illustrated // October 22, 2020
LSU docks itself eight football scholarships over a two-year period, reduced recruiting visits
(SI.com) – LSU is self-imposing penalties for rules violations and hoping the NCAA doesn’t levy more.
The school is docking itself eight football scholarships over a two-year period and reducing recruiting visits, evaluations and communication after a nearly two-year investigation uncovered booster payments to the father of a football player, sources tell Sports Illustrated.
The school is banning from its facilities for two years ex-LSU receiver and current NFL star Odell Beckham Jr., who distributed $2,000 worth of $100 bills during a wild scene that unfolded on the field following LSU’s win over Clemson in the national championship game in the New Orleans Superdome.
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