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USC RB Dillon Baxter Accuses Five Schools of Illegal Phone Contact

Article By on 12th June, 2010

... well during the Trojans' spring practice. Now he's making some noise off the field.

ESPN's Joe Schad has tweeted that Baxter informed the school's 'compliance department' that five schools illegally contacted him over the phone, asking him if he wished to transfer from USC after the Trojans got hammered by the NCAA.

Those five schools are Fresno State, Washington, Oregon, and finally (gasp) Alabama and Florida.

The rule for poaching true freshmen: it is allowed, but the athletes' school must be notified of the recruitment and establish reasonable restrictions. Apparently, USC had not been notified by anyone.

USC requested the Pac-10 to notify the guilty schools of the rule. Illegal contact with a player is a minor v...

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