NCAA adds additional punishments to Tennessee football

Saturday November 17th, 2012

Lane Kiffin Lane Kiffin's tenure at Tennessee has resulted in additional penalties. (Mike Zarrilli, Getty Images)

The University of Tennessee's football program has been hit with another setback, albeit a relatively minor one.

The university and the NCAA announced Friday that the football program will receive additional penalties relating to recruiting violations when Lane Kiffin was head coach. Tennessee's probation will be extended for two years, and the coaching staff will have 47 official recruiting visits allowed, down from 51 before the penalties. Tennessee is also forbidden from providing recruits free tickets to their first two SEC games next season.

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