Students and players react to ‘part 2’ of SI report on OSU football

by gradycarter

KFOR.com

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STILLWATER, Okla. — Today, the latest installment in the SI investigative series focused on claims that players cheated their way through college classes.

According to the magazine’s reporters, 13 athletes admitted to participating in some form of academic misconduct while at OSU.

Sports Illustrated claims the university’s goal was to keep good players eligible by any means necessary.

But on the OSU campus students weren’t buying those claims.

NewsChannel 4 talked to many students who sit side by side in class with athletes from the football program.

“I’ve been there, I’ve seen it and I know it’s not true,” one student says.

“I know, from firsthand experience, that those guys work hard and the coaches stay on top of them,” another student said. “I probably miss more class than they did.”

Chris Norris Son of Kay Norris says, “My father is still alive and they could have…

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