KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -Tennessee is looking into whether it committed another NCAA recruiting violation by allowing media to be present during a meeting between coach Lane Kiffin and recruits.
A segment of ESPN's ``Outside the Lines,'' which aired Sunday, showed Kiffin in his office with two people identified by the network as recruits.
According to NCAA recruiting rule 13.10.1, ``A member institution shall not permit a media entity to be present during any recruiting contact made by an institution's coaching staff member.''
Tennessee spokeswoman Tiffany Carpenter confirmed the review, but declined further comment.
Tennessee has reported at least four minor recruiting violations since Kiffin was introduced as coach Dec. 1. Athletic director Mike Hamilton said recently the number isn't any more than the school usually reports.
h of the Volunteers, also included a statement made by Kiffin's former team, the Oakland Raiders.
Kiffin was fired in September for cause after what owner Al Davis described as acts of insubordination and lying. Kiffin filed a grievance and is seeking two months pay for the time he was unemployed before being hired at Tennessee.
``Lane Kiffin is a flat-out liar. He lied to the team, he lied to the fans, and he lied to the media,'' the Raiders' statement said. ``He will try to destroy that university like he tried to destroy the Raiders, and will eventually clash with (women's basketball coach Pat) Summitt and (men's basketball coach Bruce) Pearl.''
Carpenter declined comment on the Raiders' statement.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Army vs. Navy Prediction After Navy has won 14 consecutive games in the series, will Army pull off the upset today at M&T Bank Stadium at 3:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Army vs. Navy Pick As tradition in college football, the final regular season game will be played between Army and Navy this Saturday. Will the game be high-scoring?
Thumbnail CFB Bowl Game Las Vegas Odds The College Football Bowl Season is upon us. Here is a look at what Las Vegas thinks of this year’s games.
Thumbnail Heisman Trophy Odds   Another Heisman Trophy winner will be announced on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds to take home the trophy.
Thumbnail College Football Bowl Game Odds With the entire 2016-17 Bowl Schedule set, here is a look at the opening odds for each of the postseason games.

NCAAF Team Pages