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Documents: Agent bought meal for two Texas football players

School reported violations to NCAA, which is investigating.

By Ryan Autullo - American-Statesman Staff



Two Texas football players each received a meal paid for by an agent and possibly jeopardized their NCAA eligibility, according to documents obtained by the American-Statesman through an open records request.

Texas reported the incident to the NCAA on June 6, though it wasn’t clear when the violations occurred. Accepting a free meal from an agent violates the NCAA’s rules regarding amateurism, as the meal is considered compensation for an athlete’s talents.

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