Hayes provided an interesting revelation on the severity of the transgressions in Chapel Hill.
For what one BCS athletic director told me was the worst NCAA case he had seen since SMU in the 1980s, North Carolina was given a one-year postseason ban and a loss of 15 scholarships over three years.
“You’ve just told everyone the risk is worth the reward,” a BCS athletic director said.
As long as you beg for forgiveness when you’re caught.
Hayes: Cooperation is key to dodging major NCAA wrath