|Alabama State football program placed on probation|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 10 December 2008 10:24|
The NCAA said Wednesday the university also must forfeit the 2001 Southwest Athletic Conference championship.
The NCAA findings were announced by Dennis Thomas, commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Thomas said the NCAA Committee on Infractions found the Hornets football program guilty of a number of violations from 1999 to 2005. They included academic fraud, lack of institutional control and failure to monitor by former head coach L.C. Cole.
Penalties levied include a ban on postseason competition for the 2009 football season.