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I'm Shocked, I'm Stunned: Tennessee Football Under NCAA Investigation

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Seems the NCAA is interested in the Vols use of recruiting hostesses to entertain top recruits.

NCAA investigators have already interviewed four propspects, concentrating on the Vol Hostesses and their actually attending some of the prospects high school football games off-campus.

The potential NCAA Violation is that the hostesses are considered representatives of the university, which would mean they could not recruit players off campus. In one case, hostesses reportedly traveled nearly 200 miles to attend a high school game in South Carolina in which at least three Tennessee recruits were playing.

Marcus Lattimore, a running back from Duncan, S.C., who said several Tennessee hostesses attended a game in September. He said they brought signs, including one that read, "Come to Tennessee."

Asked if the hostesses held any influence over choosing a college, Lattimore responded:

"You don’t want to go to a college where they ain’t pretty,"