School self-reported Huskies assistant coach's violation.
Washington football assistant coach Tosh Lupoi was limited in his ability to recruit on the road during the spring evaluation period, the school confirmed Thursday, as a penalty for a self-reported, secondary violation.
The school said the recruiting violation occurred when Lupoi “publicized the visit of a prospective student-athlete who ultimately did not commit to UW by confirming information about the recruit to members of the DawgPack student section at a men’s basketball game.” NCAA rules do not allow schools to publicize the visits of prospective recruits.
No other details on the violation were released, such as the exact nature of the limit on Lupoi’s recruiting, though such secondary infractions are not uncommon.
Assistant coaches are allowed to go on the road for up to four weeks from April 15 to May 31 to visit a prospective recruit’s current school, a key period to set the stage for getting commitments for players for future recruiting classes. Washington disclosed the violation Thursday after a request by The Seattle Times.
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Head coaches are not allowed on the road during the spring.
Lupoi was hired by UW from California in January as defensive-line coach and defensive run game coordinator. He came to the Huskies with a reputation as an excellent recruiter.
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