Finally information has leaked regarding Ole Miss' decision to sit their best offensive lineman to start the season, as ESPN is reporting Laremy Tunsil received an improper benefit by accepting a loaner car and not returning it in a timely fashion.
The report suggests the NCAA has been investigating Ole Miss for over three years and Tunsil's offseason arrest following a domestic disturbance at his mother's home once again brought the NCAA's attention to the football program in Oxford.
While Tunsil's car was in the repair shop of a dealership, the offensive lineman was given a loaner car that he kept for an extended period of time. The dealership is now run by a former Ole Miss assistant coach and is currently a corporate sponsor of the athletic department.
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The NCAA has yet to enforce any punishment on Tunsil or the Ole Miss football program, but history suggests at least a four-game suspension will be applied to Tunsil - a season-long suspension is also possible.
Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork and head coach Hugh Freeze have not commented on the situation aside from a joint statement released last week: