But now, just weeks of sorting through that mess, Rick Stansbury is not to be outdone, landing big-man Renardo Sidney, whose backstory is so shady that even USC head coach Tim Floyd backed off of him after he had committed. And yes, the same Tim Floyd who brought in OJ Mayo through his World Wide Wes connections.
Brett isn't even sure he'll be able to play.
"We realize by simply signing him doesn't mean the process is over. We know there's a lot of questions to be answered. Any issues related to his amateurism or extra benefits will be part of our discussions with all parties in the very near future. By all parties, I mean the prospect, his family, the NCAA, the Southeastern Conference and everyone here at Mississippi State. We're not going to compromise the integrity of our institution. It's going to be an interesting couple of weeks. Or months."This coming from the school that admitted Dontae' Jones.