TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -The dispute between the NCAA and Florida State University is drawing scrutiny from elected officials.
The NCAA cannot secretly respond to a Florida State appeal - which it's attempting to do in violation of the state's open government laws, the attorney general's office said Thursday.
Alexis Lambert, the sunshine and public records lawyer for Attorney General Bill McCollum, said Florida statutes are clear that a third party - the NCAA in this case - that generates a document cannot designate it to be private.
Florida State is appealing sanctions resulting from an academic cheating scandal that would strip Bobby Bowden of up to 14 coaching victories. It has until July 1 to respond to the NCAA's secret letter.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Advertisement

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