Rutgers Suspends Football Coach For Academic Intrusions

Law360, Jersey City (September 16, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Rutgers University suspended its head football coach for three games and fined him $50,000 after an investigation led by a Saiber LLC managing partner found he inappropriately communicated with a professor concerning the academic standing of one of his players.

Rutgers has suspended football coach Kyle Flood for three games after he contacted a faculty member over a player’s status. (Credit: AP) The penalty, handed down Wednesday by Rutgers President Robert Barchi, was based on a 21-page report from William F. Maderer, managing member of Saiber, a New Jersey-based law firm. The report, a lightly redacted version of which was made...

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