Roll Tide: Bama Latest Program With A Player/Agent Problem

While USC finally makes some moves to clean up their public image over the Reggie Bush fiasco, investigations into possible violations involving players and NFL agents keep spreading South.

Alabama now says it is investigating reports that Junior defensive lineman Marcel Dareus broke NCAA rules by partying with an agent on South Beach

Dareus is considered to be a Top Ten draft choice next spring and he joins a growing list of potential NFL players who are getting involved with agents.

NCAA investigators are in North Carolina where the connections could even include an assistant coach.

The SEC has been keeping the NCAA busy of late. Along with Alabama, Florida told the NCAA that they are investigating reports that Gator Center Maurkice Pouncey took $100,000 from an agent before the Sugar Bowl.

South Carolina has admitted that their tight end, Weslye Saunders, might be connected to the North Carolina probe.

The NFL Players Association is the organization that has oversight over agents, and 'Bama's Nick Saban is ready to throw them all out on the street.

"What the NFL Players Association and the NFL need to do is if any agent breaks a rule and causes ineligibility for a player, they should suspend his [agent's] license for a year or two," Saban said.

He then added, 'Let's just throw the NFL out. Don't let them evaluate players. Don't let them talk to players. Let them do it at the combine.' If they are not going to help us, why should we help them?"

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