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Longhorns players not suspended for meal with agent

Posted July 25th, 2014

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Texas football got some good news Friday afternoon.

The NCAA has decided to not suspend two Longhorns who accepted a free meal from an agent, according to a statement released by Texas. The university self-reported the violation to the NCAA compliance department on June 6.

The statement reads:

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Earlier this summer, Texas reported a situation to the NCAA involving two Longhorn student-athletes receiving a meal from an agent. That situation has been resolved with NCAA staff and the involved student-athletes are immediately eligible for competition.

Not losing players qualifies as good news these days, as Longhorns coach Charlie Strong dismissed four players – running backs Joe Bergeron and Jalen Overstreet, and safeties Josh Turner and Chevoski Collins – and suspended two others – receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander – in the past two days.

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