The University of Tennessee is being investigated by the N.C.A.A. for its football recruitment practices.
Tennessee Athletic Director Mike Hamilton released a statement confirming a report in The New York Times that the N.C.A.A. was engaged in a wide-ranging investigation into how Tennessee recruits its players and into the 75-member campus recruiting group, Orange Pride.
The investigation is centered around whether or not the recruitment hostesses for The University of Tennessee have gone too far in their attempts to recruit prospective football players to the school. The hostesses are pretty, college girls who try to entice the prospective recruits by encouraging them to pick The University of Tennessee over any other schools. Continue »