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SI Story: Which Ex-Players Are Quoted?

SI Story: Which Ex-Players Are Quoted?

Several reliable sources indicate that Sports Illustrated started its research of the expected five stories (three on the website and two in the print publication) by contacting Oklahoma State players, starting with the 1999 season, who did not finish their eligibility at the school. In other words, Sports Illustrated was looking for players that might have an axe to grind regarding the program.

That would include transfers and players that chose to leave and either quit playing football or transferred to another school. The release on Saturday from Oklahoma State on the situation claimed that Sports Illustrated said there were no current players or coaches involved in improprieties cited in the articles regarding NCAA or academic eligibility. Also, that the program in its current state...

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