LSU coach Will Weyd says he needs to be allowed to train, even if he refuses to sit down to discuss his relationship with the sentenced mediator Christian Dawkins until the federal government completes its corruption investigation in the college of basketball. When the University decided to give me an administrative leave, I made a decision without a complaint, because I knew that they needed time to think about the squall of media reports, "Wade said in a statement. "A week later, in order to consider the circumstances, I believe that university officials should allow me to resume my duties."
His request was received the day after the letter was sent from Wade Michael's lawyer J. York, Chancellor LSU F. King Alexander, athletic director Joe Allew, and others.
He said that "upon completion of the criminal investigation [Southern District of New York]Wade's trainer would be pleased to meet you and the supervisory board of the LSU and
Wade's reluctance to discuss what he said to Dawkins in telephone calls that were intercepted by auditions The FBI most likely means that he will not be the coach at the SEC this week or any of them. 9 tiger games in the upcoming NCAA tournament.
LSU has confirmed the same in his statement from his vice president of legal Affairs and the General Counsel.
LDP officials suspended Weide and called the temporary trainer Tony Benford in the week after Wade refused to discuss published reports about his participation in the alleged transactions "payment for game ".
was on vacation because I used my right not to file a joint interview with the LSU / NCAA on the same issue that is going to be in the future federal criminal proceeding in New York, "Wade said in a statement. "My lawyer advised the University that it would be completely inappropriate for me or anyone to submit an interview under such circumstances."
Last week, ESPN and Yahoo Sports reported that in one of the phone calls intercepted by the FBI, Wade expressed disappointment over his inability to close what he called a "strong offer" for a recruiter. then was the top 50 recruiter from Baton Rouge
Smart did not play in the 80-59 LSU victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday evening, which won the weekly SEC title. His status for the post-season is still unclear.
"I thought last night about this smart thing," said Wade Dawkins during one of the challenges. "I will be honest with you, I [expletive] got tired of working out things. As I am simply [expletive] sick dealing with S —. As it should not be that [expletive]
" Dude ", Wade continued during the call," I went [the handler] with [expletive] strong offer about a month ago. [Expletive] Strong.
"The problem was, I know why he did not take it now. It was [expletive] inclined to a little bit." He was inclined to take care of his mother, caring for a baby, as if it was inclined to this. Now I know that he did not explain everything to Mom. Now I know that he did not get enough piece of cake in the deal.
"It was [expletive] hell [expletive] offers. P & # 39; s offer. … Specially for the child
In another phone call with Dawkins, Wade joked that the player would be compensated more than a "minimum rookie".
Wade told Dawkins that he had made arrangements for "so good players like him" that were "much easier than this."
Stephen Heiney, Dawkins' lawyer, told ESPN that he plans to notify Wade, Arizona, Sean Miller and possibly other coaches. A federal criminal proceeding took place in New York on April 22. Dawkins and a former Adidas Merl Code consultant are accused of bribing assistant coaches to influence their players to sign up with the newborn Dawkins sports agency once they become professionals.
t fully cooperate with all parties, in particular with the LSU, concluded Wade in his statement. "To be clear, however, all that I did is to adhere to the counsel's advisable counsel to exercise my constitutional rights to the proper process. In view of these facts, I do not consider it appropriate to relinquish their duties.  "We have a great basketball program consisting of excellent athletes-students and quality coaches. Players who have given it all for this institution, students and alumni dedicated to the LSU, and fans throughout Louisiana and beyond, deserve this team to fulfill its destiny. I love LSU and everything that it means. What I ask is the right to do my job while exercising my constitutional rights. I do not think it's too much to ask. "