Youth-league coach Bert Neff instructed BetMGM workers he had inside info on Alabama v LSU and was filmed texting with now fired coach Bohannon. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Sports activities Illustrated has shared additional element and perception into the College of Alabama baseball betting scandal, citing sources near the investigation.
According to SI, youth-league coach Bert Eugene Neff Jr. walked right into a Cincinnati BetMGM in late April hoping to position $100,000+ on Alabama vs Louisiana State College. When the sportsbook refused the wager, the ex-college pitcher from Indiana received antsy with BetMGM workers.
Neff indicated that he had inside info, specifically from now-fired Alabama baseball coach Brad Bohannon, that an untested pitcher was changing the Tigers’ ace starter. Enlarged video surveillance footage of the incident truly revealed Neff and Bohannon’s textual content dialog. The sources said:
It couldn’t have been any extra reckless.”
It doesn’t finish there. Neff’s son is a pitcher on the College of Cincinnati, which in Might fired its baseball staff’s assistant coach and director of operations following “an inner evaluate of potential NCAA infractions.”
The sources additionally revealed that the NCAA has began an inquiry at one other Cincinnati faculty, Xavier. Xavier spokesman Tom Eiser supposedly confirmed that the faculty baseball coaches are acquainted with Neff.