Presumably in response to the suspension of five Ohio State players on Thursday, the Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant -- who, of course, has had his fair share of face time with NCAA investigators -- took to his Twitter account to lash out at the preeminent governing body of college sports.
The five Buckeyes said to have traded university apparel, awards and other items to receive improper benefits, a list that includes starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor, received a five-game suspension, beginning at the start of the 2011 season.
Bryant was suspended for twice that span -- Oklahoma State’s final 10 games in 2009 -- for lying to NCAA investigators about his relationship with Deion Sanders. He later ‘fessed up to investigators but the initial lie, apparently, was deemed enough of an infraction for the NCAA to end his season after just three games.
“I guess I should have got into a lot of trouble in college...maybe I would have gotten less punishment? lol,” Bryant (Dez_88) tweeted, per ESPN Dallas.
“I lied and then came back and told the truth....I didn't take no money, was not communicating with no agents at all.. NCAA is crazy”
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