NCAA investigating Rich Rodriguez era at West Virginia
Lon Horwedel | AnnArbor.com
West Virginia University officials said Tuesday the NCAA is investigating potential rules violations that occurred in the Mountaineers' football program during Rich Rodriguez's tenure.
ESPN.com first reported the news Tuesday.
Michael Fragale, West Virginia's assistant athletics director for communications, said neither athletics director Ed Pastilong nor football coach Bill Stewart would comment on the NCAA inquiry. He would not specify when NCAA investigators visited the university.
Rodriguez, who faces allegations of five major NCAA violations at Michigan, is speaking to reporters today at 2:45 p.m. This story will be updated.