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Georgia Southern football placed on probation, will lose two scholarships

According to NCAA report, the Eagles provided impermissible academic assistance to three football players.

Glenn Andrews-USA TODAY Sports

This morning, ESPN's Mark Schlabach broke news that the NCAA had been investigating Georgia Southern for an unknown infraction.

When the report from the NCAA was released at noon eastern, he revealed that the assistant compliance director and an athlete services official had provided three Eagle football players with impermissible academic benefits.

The punishment handed down by the NCAA results in two years probation for GS, along with the loss of two football scholarships, as well as reduced football evaluations by head coach Tyson Summers and the coaching staff.

For anyone interested in reading the full report, it can be found here.