MSU Recruitment Investigation Update: Complete List of Penalties

By: WJTV Staff/Louis Montesi, III
By: WJTV Staff/Louis Montesi, III

Here is a complete list of the penalties facing Mississsippi State's football program, both self-imposed and imparted by the NCAA.

The NCAA made it very clear the University gave full cooperation with the investingation and largely accepting its self-imposed penalties.

- Public reprimand and censure.
- Two years of probation from June 7, 2013 through June 6, 2015.
- A one-year show-cause order for Mirando, the former assistant coach, which prevents him from recruiting activities and booster interaction. The public report contains further details.
- A reduction of the number of official visits to 39, from the four-year average of 41, for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 academic years (Self-imposed by the university).
- A reduction of the number of recruiting days during the spring evaluation period by four, from 168 to 164, for the 2013-14 academic year (Self-imposed by the university).
- A reduction in the number of total scholarships by two, from 85 to 83, for the 2012-13 academic year (Self-imposed by the university).
- A reduction in the number of initial and total scholarships by two, from 25 to 23 and 85 to 83, respectively, for the 2013-14 academic year (Self-imposed by the university).
- For the first two conference contests of the 2013 season, complimentary admissions to football recruits will be prohibited (Self-imposed by the university).
- Disassociation of Herring, the booster, by the university's athletics program. Details of the disassociation can be found in the public report (Self-imposed by the university).


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