Meyer said that Hyde is banned from all football activities as the school awaits the outcome from both a criminal investigation and a code of conduct investigation. The Dispatch, citing sources, reported earlier Monday that Hyde has been kicked off the team.
Starks, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound guard, decided to leave Oregon State to be closer to his ailing grandmother in Chicago. He will seek a family hardship waiver from the NCAA and could be eligible next season. He also considered transferring to Bradley.
The Vikings will pay the university $250,000 for every game and up to an additional $50,000 in concession and advertising revenue. That could add up to as much as $3 million per season. The university will also keep all parking revenue.
John Elway said Tuesday that the Denver Broncos think they have “found a gem” in running back Montee Ball, who reminds the team’s executive vice president of football operations of former teammate Terrell Davis.