February 2, 2007 |
White students at Tarleton State University in Texas hold a party in which they dress in gang gear and drink malt liquor from paper bags. A white Clemson University student attends a bash in blackface over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. A fraternity at Johns Hopkins University invites partygoers to wear "bling bling" grills, or shiny metal caps on their teeth.
January 1, 1994 |
Clemson did just enough to make Tommy West a winner in his Tiger coaching debut, scoring on Patrick Sapp's 21-yard touchdown pass to Terry Smith and Nelson Welch's extra point with 20 seconds to play for a 14-13 victory over Kentucky on Friday in the Peach Bowl. "With the circumstances, it was not very fair to them," West said, referring to Clemson's preparation under a new staff, one that taped players names on headgears during the bowl practice sessions so they would know who did what.
December 10, 1992 |
The NCAA put Clemson's basketball program on two years' probation for major rule violations Wednesday but stopped short of banning the Tigers from postseason play and television appearances. The NCAA Committee on Infractions prohibited any expense-paid, on-campus visits by basketball recruits next year and only two such visits in 1994. The committee also accepted the school's self-imposed sanctions, which include no off-campus recruiting until Aug.
December 9, 1992
Clemson will learn of possible sanctions against the men's basketball program today when it receives the long-awaited report on an NCAA investigation. If Clemson is placed on probation, it would be the fourth time in 16 years one of its athletic programs has faced such sanctions.
October 28, 1992 |
Clemson linebacker Wayne Simmons was suspended for one game after being charged with assault and battery for the second time in less than two months. Simmons is the third Clemson player to be arrested in the last week and the second to face such charges.
October 21, 1992 |
Fullback Marrio Grier of Clemson was charged with assault and battery stemming from an off-campus incident at a Charlotte, N.C., night club last weekend.