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Rutgers investigating communication between Flood, faculty

Rutgers is investigating whether football coach Kyle Flood violated school or NCAA rules by contacting a faculty member about the academic status of a player. NJ.com first reported Tuesday that Rutgers University's office of general counsel is investigating the severity of the alleged violation. The university confirmed its office of ethics had the matter brought to its attention about a week ago and that it has initiated an investigation. "Nobody told me that there is an investigation at this point, but I'll cooperate with whatever process the university has," Flood said after practice Tuesday. Earlier in the day Flood said the tone of the NJ.com story, which cited...

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