Oklahoma coach: No problems while recruiting Newton

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says the Sooners didn't come across anything irregular as they were recruiting Cameron Newton.

The NCAA is reviewing the recruitment of Newton and allegations made by a former Mississippi State quarterback, who said a man tried to secure payment from Mississippi State in order for Newton to play there.

Stoops said at his news conference Tuesday that he "didn't notice anything and none of our coaches did as we were recruiting him."

Stoops says he knew of "nothing at all" out of the ordinary and that Newton's recruitment "could not have been better."

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