NCAA ripped scholarships from the University of Miami.
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden reacted Tuesday to the NCAA's decision regarding the University of Miami.
"We have always felt that our penalties were too harsh," Haden said in statement on USC's website. "This decision only bolsters that view.
"Beyond that, we have no further comment."
In 2010, USC was hit with some of the most severe penalties in college football history for violations related to former running back Reggie Bush.
The sanctions included the loss of 30 football scholarships over three years.
The Miami case, which involved Miami booster Nevin Shapiro lavishing gifts and perks on numerous Hurricane athletes, resulted in the loss of nine scholarships over three years.
Nevada man pleads guilty to shooting golfer over errant shot
New Zealand vows to protect gay athletes, fans at 2014 Olympics
NCAA docks Miami football nine scholarships; no additional bowl ban
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more
about the new features.
The Baltimore Sun encourages civil dialogue related to our stories; you must register and log-in to our site in order to participate. We reserve the right to remove any user and to delete comments that violate our Terms of Service
. By commenting, you agree to these terms. Please flag inappropriate comments.