The University of Miami dismissed two of its football players from the team after they violated NCAA rules. The case involved a luxury car rental company called South Beach Exotic Rentals, according to a report by the Miami Herald.
The University of Miami’s investigation focused on whether these football players received discounted luxury cars in exchange for some future stake in their careers, according to the report.
In a press release, the University of Miami said:
“The University of Miami announced that redshirt junior Al-Quadin Muhammad and senior Jermaine Grace have been permanently dismissed from the Hurricanes football program for violating NCAA rules. The University will, however, continue their financial aid through graduation. The decision was made in consultation with outside counsel and after discussions with the NCAA enforcement staff. As no staff members or boosters were involved in the violations, the program will not be subject to sanctions and, at this time, the University deems this matter closed.”
A source familiar with the case said the fact that Muhammad and Grace were not forthcoming to the University of Miami about the situation with the rental company contributed to their dismissal, according to the report.
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