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Notre Dame Football Punished for Violating NCAA Recruiting Contact Rules

Michael Conroy/Associated PressThe NCAA has levied discipline against Notre Dame’s football program for multiple recruiting violations.Per an official announcement from the NCAA, Notre Dame’s punishment includes one year of probation, a fine of $5,000 and a six-month show-cause order for a former assistant coach who had impermissible contact with a high school recruit.   The program was…

A logo is shown on the helmet of Notre Dame offensive linesman Sam Bush during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Purdue in Indianapolis, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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The NCAA has levied discipline against Notre Dame’s football program for several recruiting violations.

Per an official statement in the NCAA, Notre Dame’s punishment includes one year of probation, a fine of $5,000 plus a six-month show-cause order to get a former assistant coach who had impermissible contact with a high faculty sponsor.   

The program was also docked one official visit and had its period of unofficial visits decreased by 14 times throughout the 2020-21 academic year

The breach  by the assistant coach happened in January 2019 when he”met in person with the football prospective student-athlete privately and discussed the institution’s interest in him enrolling as a football student-athlete, the value of an education at the institution and defensive schemes used by the institution” at the student-athlete’s Seattle-area high school outside the recruiting calendar. 

The coach also delivered”10 impermissible text messages to a 2021 football prospective student-athlete prior to September 1 of the beginning of his junior year in high school” between July 17 and August 9, 2019. 

Head coach Brian Kelly had impermissible contact with a 2021 recruit off-campus in October 2019:

“Specifically, while vis

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