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One the eve of the CFP final game, USA Today brings up an LSU booster scandal from last summer.

"...We probably should have known this LSU football team was destined for greatness last August with the explosive revelation that an LSU booster named John Paul Funes had pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $800,000 dollars from a hospital charitable foundation, including gift cards meant for cancer patients.

Among the reasons Funes got caught? He had directed $180,000 of the foundation’s money to the father of Vadal Alexander, an LSU offensive lineman at the time, as part of a scheme to make it appear as though the father was working for the foundation. He had also flown friends and family to LSU games on the foundation's dime, trips that were logged as "outbound patient transports....” "

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/co...434233002/
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180k for the offensive line?! Linemen are getting respect.
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(01-13-2020 05:33 PM)bullet Wrote:  180k for the offensive line?! Linemen are getting respect.

That's now, under the table money. So what are they worth if there's pay for play? $1mil or more?
01-13-2020 07:21 PM
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That is way more than the $6,000 that basketball player Lester Earl was paid to play at LSU back in the day.


https://apnews.com/6e3b1a9ace80eb10fe9dfd48a2876317
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01-14-2020 05:39 AM
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I hope the judge throws the book at him!!! Taking money from cancer patients???!!! Despicable!!!!
01-16-2020 08:38 PM
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(01-13-2020 05:33 PM)bullet Wrote:  180k for the offensive line?! Linemen are getting respect.

LOL
01-19-2020 01:46 AM
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