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Topic - Mike Holder
Oklahoma State President Burns Hargis says the school will conduct an investigation into possible rules violations by the football program that have been alleged in a series of stories by Sports Illustrated this week, and will ask the NCAA to be part of the review.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder apologized to his fellow athletic directors around the Big 12 Conference on Monday in advance of what's expected to be a scathing expose of the football program by Sports Illustrated.
Oklahoma State plans to start construction this summer on a new $16 million indoor practice facility that has been in the works for years.
"We'll reach out and get someone to stand with that investigator and go through the facts and at the end of the day, we'll come to some conclusions and we'll deal with those, prop ourselves back up, polish off that OSU brand and move on down the road," he said.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said the school has notified the NCAA "and they're going to assign an investigator."