Report: UO proposed 2-year football probation

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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: Head coach Chip Kelly of the Oregon Ducks looks on from the sideline against the Kansas State Wildcats during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on April 17, 2013 at 10:03 AM

PORTLAND -- The University of Oregon proposed a self-imposed two-year probation and the loss of a scholarship for three years because of possible recruiting violations involving the Ducks' football program.

As first reported in The Oregonian, the university released more than 500 pages of documents late Monday, including a proposed summary disposition from September that discusses the violations and characterizes at least one as "major."

The NCAA began looking into possible violations following reports about payments Oregon made to recruiting services, including a $25,000 payment to Willie Lyles and Houston-based Complete Scouting Services in 2010. Lyles had a connection with an Oregon recruit.

Oregon and the NCAA failed to come to an agreement on the matter and the case is expected to go before the infractions committee this year.

The University of Oregon athletic department released the following statement Tuesday morning:

The review is ongoing until the NCAA Committee on Infractions issues its final report. The integrity of the process and our continued full cooperation with the NCAA prohibits us from publicly discussing the specifics of this matter.

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