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Alabama lists secondary NCAA violations -- former UM assistant Joe Pannunzio linked

The University of Alabama released an annual report of secondary NCAA violations on Thursday, including one by an unnamed football staffer who "provided impermissible benefits to a prospect and his family and introduced prospects to a booster while at another institution.''

That staffer, according to an Associated Press source: Joe Pannunzio, a former UM tight ends coach/special teams coordinator and current Crimson Tide director of football operation.

Al.com first reported the release of Alabama's public report, which did not identify the person involved.

A source told The Miami Herald earlier this year that neither Pannunzio nor former Alabama offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland -- now the O-line coach with the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles -- were charged in the NCAA's Notice of Allegations in the case involving former UM booster Nevin Shapiro.

"The penalties levied against the staff member, which also included a trip to a NCAA regional rules seminar and 90 days without any permissible recruiting communications, were self-imposed by Alabama,'' cited the al.com story. "Pannunzio, who makes a $170,000 salary has not received a raise during the past two years."

UM hopes to receive its sanctions from the NCAA in that case sometime before the season begins (Aug. 30 against FAU).



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Annual report, he left Miami in Feb of 2011. Saban must be getting worried that Golden is doing something right here at the "U". I am glad Susan did her fine incompetent reporting as usual. Would someone please assign her to cover the Gators?

Hell, Joe Pannunzio's NCAA violations pale in comparison to the violations he committed as our special teams coach.

During his tenure opponents returned most every kick-off past mid-field, which fed in to more losses than about anything else as that left teams 40 to 45 yards from a touchdown or 10 to 15 yards from a field goal attempt...Coverage on punt returns were non-existent, not to mention the punting was atrocious...Field goal kicking and protection was laughable.

Suffice to say...the man was one of college football's worst special teams coaches--EVER!!

Guys....Bama is just acknowledging what "is already known".....the guy was not even mentioned in the NCAA report...so...Bama's probably using it as an excuse so they don't have to give him "that raise".

The University of Alabama has a football team? Since When?

"Travon Martin was a lil 13 year old sweet boy with only skittles and watermelon drink that he wasn't going to mix with cough syrup to get his purple drank on to go with his fresh new quarter bag of sticky-icky riiiieeet ?"
- I see the racist GatorAlum is still at it.

1. It was Arizona Ice Tea.
2. That has nothing to do with UM and in fact was closer to Gainesville.
3. There were no drugs with him.
4. You are still the same racist you wll always be. Stop complaining about Canes fans posting facts on the Gator Blog when you are writing these lies on a Canes blog, hypocrite.

Posted by: Gator Logic | July 26, 2013 at 09:10 AM


1.) The Miami Krop THuG and his Pops are MIAMI cane Fans and Miami fans, players and corches are alway be innocents.

2.) It was Arizona Watermelon Fruit Punch u moron. A known mixer wit skittles and codene based cough syrup to produce purple drank or "lean" as Travon called it MuLTIPLE times on Facebook and phone texts. Homie drank gallons for years and had the beginnings of Liver and Brain disease which the Judge didn't allow among dozens of other things like getting suspended from school for drugs, fighting and stealing 3 times.

3.) The drugs were in him and the codene cough syrup and sticky-icky bud was at the crib which Pops destroyed.. Pops was to be charged with tampering and destroying evidence but the State gave him a "grieving father" break on that.

4.) It's no lie that the kid was a 6-2/180 troublemaker wannabe thug, dopehead, purple dranking Miami Gardens punk that Moma couldn't control and started the confrontation but fools like u, miami idiots, naacp and ur boy Al Sharpton wanted charges filed. u got it. u wanted a trial. u got it. And it wasn't even close. But u still are in denial just like ur now irrevant football program. Don't u go letting the facts get in ur way from here on out canetardlogic. Biogenesis is next fo u.

5.) I will say this for the miami homie, Trayvon gave an impressive beatdown to a man with a gun but in the end got a bullet for it. THE END.

6.) Kinda like the story and History of Miami Football... Came out strong for a bit in the 80's n 90's but DOA in the end.


Let's see gator pu55ie, comparing a dead 17 year old who happened to be a cane fan, with a serial killer former Urban Liar gator?


That' says it all about gator fans

I just hope one of you gets in my face 09.07.

I dare you pus55ees from Alachua

Gator Fan 1

cane fan 0

Hey Gallo no opinion on this matter??? Probaly cant produce a list to back your facts, you dummy!!

I likes OPIuM and PuRPLE DRANK too ...

I just hope one of you gets in my face 09.07.

I dare you pus55ees from Alachua

Posted by: The SEC is overrated and top heavy | July 26, 2013 at 01:19 PM


u gonna throw skittles and hit me wit a can of "Arizona Ice Tea" ?

or just call Jesse and Sharpton to do uR fighting after uR beatdown ?


Yes karma is

I see the Curse is back to his old tricks and posting r.a.c.i.s.t and hate filled comments.

This is a normal action by the Curse as it appears his R.P. McMurphy meds are messed up so he goes on full tilt from his normal daily insanity.

Yes, Karma. Agreed... Attack and continue to Assault someone, then u open urself up to self defense by any means possible is the LAW.


Gator meat....so good!!! We are going to eat you up......The 'U'.....is coming after you..

Did Alabama self report that its boosters gave Dee Liner (DL recruit) more than $5,000 in cash to sway him from Auburn?

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