Weber State's athletics director hopes his department will be spared from the harshest NCAA penalties after self-reporting what was termed "potential academic issues" involving the football program.
"It's always better to be upfront and transparent about what you find," AD Jerry Bovee said to The Tribune on Thursday. "So, I think that always with the NCAA they look upon it a lot more favorably when you're governing yourself and when you have a strong nature of compliance."
Compliance to what, however, remains a bit of a mystery. Citing sources, the Ogden Standard-Examiner reported that the NCAA began interviewing players Tuesday about possible academic fraud involving math classes.