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Steelers Draft Pick Maurkice Pouncey Accused Of Accepting Money From Agent

The Post-Gazette reports that Steelers first-rounder Maurkice Pouncey is in trouble with the NCAA:

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If the NCAA finds that Pouncey took money from an agent, the Gators might have to vacate the Sugar Bowl triumph because Pouncey would be found ineligible. Should its investigators conclude that Gators coaches and officials knew or should have known about the payment -- a critical issue in Southern California's recently imposed sanctions involving Reggie Bush -- the school could come under additional and stiffer penalties.

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It sounds like this could certainly cause problems for Florida, but it looks like it won't affect the Steelers much -- it won't prevent them from signing Pouncey.

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You can read the original ESPN report here.

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