Official Syracuse Twitter account likely commits second NCAA violation in two years

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Syracuse University's official Twitter account (@SyracuseU), which is partially run by students, likely blundered for the third time in less than two years on Tuesday, re-Tweeting a Daily Orange story about recruits K.J. Williams and A.J. Long and committing a potential NCAA violation in the process.

The Tweet was taken down shortly after others on Twitter pointed out that it was a likely violation. Colleges can't comment publicly on recruits until they've signed a National Letter of Intent and re-Tweeting an article from an official website would likely constitute public comment.

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