Cam Newton and 10 College Athletes in Scandal: Is It Their Fault or the System?

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Cam Newton and 10 College Athletes in Scandal: Is It Their Fault or the System?
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Cameron Newton is currently under investigation for allegedly seeking improper benefits while being recruited by schools like Mississippi State and Auburn, and we have found ourselves in the midst of yet another NCAA violations scandal.

It is common knowledge that the NCAA strictly prohibits student-athletes from accepting payment of any kind from agents, boosters, recruiters, etc., but it seems like the world of intercollegiate athletics didn't get the memo.

Take a look around the college sports landscape for a moment.

Cameron Newton is not the first college athlete to spark this type of investigation, and he certainly won't be the last.

So we have to ask the question:

"What is wrong with college athletics?"

Are these student-athletes just greedy?

Or is there something wrong with the system?

Let's take a look at 10 college athletes who have undergone NCAA investigations and decide who is really at fault in each case.

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