Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season Into a Six-Figure Job?

Tarnished Heisman Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season Into a Six Figure Job In order that there will be no misunderstandingregarding the eligibility of a candidate the recipient of the award must be a bona fidestudent of an accredited university The recipient must be in comp

  • Title: Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season Into a Six-Figure Job?
  • Author: Don Yaeger
  • ISBN: 9781416577560
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In order that there will be no misunderstandingregarding the eligibility of a candidate, the recipient of the award must be a bona fidestudent of an accredited university.The recipient must be in compliance with thebylaws defining an NCAA student From the ballot for the Heisman TrophyDecember 10, 2005 Amid a roaring ovation and media crush, with his family standing prIn order that there will be no misunderstandingregarding the eligibility of a candidate, the recipient of the award must be a bona fidestudent of an accredited university.The recipient must be in compliance with thebylaws defining an NCAA student From the ballot for the Heisman TrophyDecember 10, 2005 Amid a roaring ovation and media crush, with his family standing proudly by his side, Reginald Alfred Bush is named the year s Heisman Trophy winner With his honest demeanor, effervescent smile and, of course, stunning talent displayed on the fields of the University of Southern California, Reggie Bush is, on that celebratory night, the portrait of a great American sportsman, and the pinnacle of everything the NCAA espouses in its athletes.What America didn t know about the acclaimed college star was that, in direct violation of NCAA policies, Bush and his family had allegedly taken hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and gifts long before he ever laid his hands on the Heisman.The rumors first surfaced one week before the 2006 NFL draft allegations of improper benefits that transformed Bush s final year at USC into a financial windfall The resulting scandal from such charges could mark one of the darkest chapters in college football history Now, drawn together for the first time in Tarnished Heisman, the facts are laid bare.Don Yaeger, a former Sports Illustrated investigative reporter who documented the Duke University lacrosse case in the shattering New York Times bestseller It s Not About the Truth, reveals the heated controversy behind Bush s high flying rise before turning pro for the New Orleans Saints, going back to his first taste of fame, when Bush landed in the pages of Sports Illustrated and all eyes were watching to see what was next for the USC sopho What few eyes saw, however, were the ties between Bush and two San Diego men, cofounders of a fledgling sports agency, who claim to have paid Bush and his family in cash and gifts to ensure his endorsement benefits including a vintage car, lavish trips, and an upscale home where Bush s family lived rent free Don Yaeger exposes the NCAA prohibited activity in which Bush allegedly engaged, and also shows how USC and its coaching staff appeared to have turned a blind eye to the increasingly luxurious lifestyle of their star athlete and his family.With the explosive information revealed in Tarnished Heisman, Bush stands to be ruled ineligible a decision that could cost his alma mater the 2004 national championship title, force the forfeit of every game Bush played in after losing his eligibility, and potentially strip Reggie Bush of the shining prize of his college career the Heisman Trophy.

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    • Don Yaeger's Tarnished Heisman is a biography that focuses on what really happened behind the scenes during his sophomore and junior years at USC about his illegal benefits scandal. Reggie Bush, the subject, is a star sophomore football player at USC. It starts when a friend of the Bush family and Reggie's stepfather talk about making a sports agency based off of Reggie Bush. The friend's name is Lloyd and he gives money to the Bush family to help them out until Reggie goes to the NFL. Then, Reg [...]


    • The book "Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season into a Six-Figure Job?" by Don yaeger was compelling, informational and unbelievably eye opening. The book is all about the recent controversy behind Reginald Alfred Bush and the famed "Heisman" title he recieved in 2005. The accusations that he and his family had accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cash and gifts, including expensive trips, expensive cars, and a lavished home that his family could live in [...]


    • I give this book a 3 out of 5 because I didn't really enjoy reading this book that much, but it was full of interesting information. I just thought that this book was to long for the information it was trying to cover. It seemed like for most all of the book that I was trying to get over the hump of introductory information to the book. The book does a great job of giving every thing you would need to know about the subject of the book. As the title states, this book is about the information tha [...]


    • The book I read is "Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season into a Six-Figure Job?" I personally enjoyed this book, mainly because it shows what could happen when you break the rules, especially in college athletics. The storyline is quite simple, it shows Reggie Bush's struggles, goals and achievements throughout his life. Reggie Bush during his junior year at the University of Southern California was presented with arguably one of the most outstanding awards an athlete [...]


    • If you are a college football fan and want to read something to make yourself mad, this is the book. Similar to the Barry Bonds' book, the reader can't ever like Reggie Bush again.




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