The University of Oregon and former head coach Chip Kelly met with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions last Friday, according Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans.
Though few details are currently available, reports Wednesday afternoon indicate that Oregon and former head coach Chip Kelly met with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions last Friday in Dallas, Texas, this according to the Twitter account of Sports Illustrated Senior Writer, Thayer Evans.
According to Evans' source, Kelly attended the hearing with Oregon and the NCAA and maintained that embattled Texas scouting service proprietor Willie Lyles' information and services were used "the same way" as other schools have used Lyles and other scouting services in the past. Kelly and the Ducks fell under NCAA investigation after questions arose surrounding a $25,000 payment to Lyles for what the NCAA believes was Lyles' access and influence with recruits in Texas. Though no final verdict was reached in Dallas on the potential sanctions Oregon could face regarding their relationship with Lyles, Evans says that the infractions committee is expected to issue a decision in the next "60 to 90 days".
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