Clemson releases statement on Blossomgame allegations


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Head coach Brad Brownell says he has no personal knowledge of the investigation
Head coach Brad Brownell says he has no personal knowledge of the investigation

Former Clemson basketball player Jaron Blossomgame is named in a Yahoo! report documenting current and former college players who allegedly took money from agency ASM Sports. The report lists documents obtained by the FBI that have player Jaron Blossomgame receiving advance payments before turning professional.

According to the report: Balance sheets and expense reports collected from ASM Sports, a sports agency operated by former National Basketball Association agent Andy Miller, Blossomgame was paid $1,100 while still in school.


Statement from Clemson Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich

"Clemson was made aware of an issue regarding a former student-athlete through this morning’s media reports. We received no inquiries or prior notice from anyone, and we’re in the process of reviewing the matter."

Statement from Clemson Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brad Brownell

"I’ve been in college basketball for over 25 years and I’ve always tried to conduct myself within the rules and have held my staff and players to the same standard.

"Because I do not have any personal knowledge about the current investigation, I won’t comment or speculate about that matter. We’ll cooperate with any agency looking into the issue if they contact us."

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