BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - 14 boosters were alleged to have been involved in half of the Ole Miss 15 Level I NCAA violations. Their names were revealed on Friday after the university released its two Notice of Allegations and were published. Two of the names were not released.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission ordered Ole Miss to release the names of the boosters earlier this month.
Michael Strojny of Biloxi is mentioned in Allegation No. 18. It claims Lindsey Miller received an impermissible benefit of $800 on August 22, 2014. This was a Level I violation.
Darel Thigpen was the first booster, named as Booster 1. He reportedly was charged with providing impermissible recruiting inducements that totaled $1,750. a Level I violation.
Walter Hughes allegedly assisted the university in recruiting four student-athletes and provided them with $2,250 worth of impermissible recruiting inducements.
Allegation No. 9 centers around Rebels Rags and Terry Warren. The boosters allegedly gave $2,800 worth of free merchandise, a Level I violation.
Allegation No. 11 names Chan Patel as the booster which says he provided $2,253 worth of free lodging at the Hampton Inn, another Level I violation.
Funkys owner, Lee Harris and his restaurant/bar are two boosters named in allegation No. 15. They were alleged to have provided anywhere from $200 to $600 worth of free food and drinks. This was also considered a Level I violation.
Cannon Motors and owner Michael Joe Cannon were the boosters who were named in allegation No. 19...the loaner cars. It states recruits received impermissible benefits with complimentary vehicle use and impermissible loans valued at $7,495, another Level I violation.
Here's a full list of the boosters names associated with the NCAA investigation into Ole Miss:
*Funkys Pizza & Daiquiri Bar
*Michael Joe Cannon
*John Doe's employee