Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant has been at the center of a strange and rapidly developing story this week, concerning a number of alleged unpaid debts, which date back to 2008. Back then, Bryant was still a student-athlete at Oklahoma State University, which means that an investigation is probably coming shortly, whether conducted by the school or the NCAA.
Oklahoma State athletic director Kevin Fite said recently that the school was unaware of the alleged infractions until this week, and told the Tulsa World-News that they would investigate the matter.
“That’s new information to us,” Fite said of the allegations. “It’s something we’re certainly going to look at.”
Bryant’s time in Stillwater had already suffered something of a black eye, though many saw it as overblown, when he was suspended for most of the 2009 season for lying to NCAA investigators about his relationship with Deion Sanders. Bryant left OSU after that shortened season, and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in April of 2010.
According to the multiple allegations, Bryant may owe upwards of $600,000 in unpaid debts.
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