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If the NCAA decides that USC violated rules, the football program may have to forfeit victories from the 2004 and 2005 seasons and face additional penalties. The Trojans won the national championship in 2004 and lost in the BCS title game against Texas the following season.
If Bush is found retroactively ineligible, he could lose his Heisman. He now plays for the New Orleans Saints.
Floyd's resignation capped a rocky couple of months for the basketball program since the season ended. Starters DeMar DeRozan, Taj Gibson and Daniel Hackett, along with Marcus Johnson, have declared for the upcoming NBA draft, and the Trojans have lost six recruits.
The latest to leave is Lamont Jones, a guard from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., who asked for and was granted a release from his letter of intent, the university said Thursday.
Derrick Williams, a forward from nearby La Mirada High, is in the process of seeking a release from his scholarship.
Garrett said the search for a new coach is already under way.
If the NCAA can prove Floyd paid to have Mayo delivered to USC, that would be considered a major violation. The Trojans could be forced to forfeit victories, and they could face recruiting restrictions and lose scholarships.
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