Top 5 College Football Drug Scandals: An Ode to TCU
Yesterday, 17 Texas Christian University students were arrested by Fort Worth authorities following a six-month drug sting. Four TCU football players -- including Tanner Brock, one of the team's top linebackers -- were among those nabbed for selling ecstasy, weed, coke and prescription pills to undercover officers.
TCU: Now part of the Big 12's long-running doping canon.
We guess it's a fitting way for the Horned Frogs to head into the Big 12, considering the 2007 Texas Longhorns team that had a propensity for drinking and doping.
Thing is, combine TCU with Texas and it still doesn't come close to, in our opinion, the top college football drug scandals of all time (or in Big 8/Southwest Conference/Big 12 history, for that matter).
Three-fourths of Tim Tebow's 2006 teammates got highhighhigh (allegedly).
The 2006 champions of college football that featured the lovable Tim Tebow were also good at getting stonedstonedstoned. This according to former Gators cornerback Wondy Pierre-Louis, who told the media that approximately 75 percent of the team did the pot.
4. South Carolina
A federal grand jury indicted four USC football coaches for hooking up players with the goods after former Gamecocks defensive lineman Tommy Chaikin co-wrote an exposé for Sports Illustrated that detailed his steroid use while in Columbia in the 1980s.