Alabama AD Bill Battle statement on D.J. Fluker story

Mar 22, 2013; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Bill Battle speaks to the media after being introduced as the athletic director for Alabama Crimson Tide at the Mal M. Moore Athletic Building. Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

University of Alabama athletic director Bill Battle released a statement following the Yahoo! Sports report about former Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker allegedly receiving improper benefits from an agent, while he was a student-athlete at the University.

Here is the statement in its entirety:

“We have been aware of some of the allegations in today’s story and our  compliance department was looking into this situation prior to being  notified that this story was actually going to be published. Our review  is ongoing. We diligently educate our student-athletes on maintaining  compliance with NCAA rules, and will continue to do so.”

Topics: Alabama Crimson Tide, Football

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