Chadron State Football Placed on Probation

Posted 5 months ago

By Robert Lovell

Chadron_collegeCHADRON, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA has placed Chadron State on three years of probation and ordered the Division II school to vacate the results of all games in the 2011 and 2012 football seasons.
 
Those are among the sanctions announced Wednesday against the school in western Nebraska. Chadron State was found to have not exercised control over its athletic program when coach Bill O’Boyle held three private bank accounts for the football program, provided extra benefits to athletes and provided false or misleading information to the school. A football player also competed while ineligible.
 
The NCAA also issued a show-cause order for retired athletic director Brad Smith and O’Boyle. That means an NCAA school that wants to hire either man for an athletics-related job would have to get approval from the NCAA.