MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas State announced today it has
discovered possible rules violations in its football program and is
cooperating with the NCAA in an investigation.
Athletics director Tim Weiser said the school had reported the
violations and retained outside counsel to assist in its internal
Weiser said the allegations of extra benefits and academic
misconduct surfaced in March.
The university says two current football players, three former
players and a former university employee are involved.
A school attorney said a K-State employee was fired as a result
of the investigation but did not name the person dismissed.
Weiser said that a joint probe by K-State and the NCAA found no
evidence suggesting that any coaches, administrators or boosters
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