'Street Agent' Shows He Is a Rat

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Street agent is much too favorable a description of Willie Lyles.

Sellout, attention whore and snitch more accurately describe Lyles, the brand-new media darling of so-called college athletics “investigative” journalists.

Speaking to Yahoo! Sports reporters last week, Lyles ratted out Oregon football coach Chip Kelly for allegedly personally authorizing a $25,000 payment for Lyles’ bogus Complete Scouting Services. Lyles also detailed several other possible Oregon recruiting violations, and he insinuated that he helped one Oregon recruit circumvent Texas high school academic standards by advising the prospect to transfer to a high school in Arkansas for his final semester.

Lyles claims he flipped on Kelly because he now realizes that Oregon used him to...

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