Vince Wilfork is about to be in a lot of hot water. Wilfork was allegedly provided with numerous benefits by a University of Miami booster named Nevin Shapiro during his four year career with the Hurricanes' football team, according to an in-depth report by Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports.
Shapiro told Yahoo! Sports that he had been providing benefits to players and coaches at the University of Miami for the past decade from 2000 through 2010. Others notable players named in the allegations are Devin Hester, D.J. Williams and Jonathan Vilma.
Wilfork, now a star defensive tackle for the New England Patriots, allegedly received a $50,000 lump sum payment during his junior season at Miami, multiple thousand-dollar cash gifts, three bounty payments totaling $1,250, many trips to nightclubs where Shapiro paid for VIP access, trips on the booster's $1.6 million yacht, meals at Miami restaurants, lodging and accommodations at Shapiro's $2.7 million home in Miami and a washer and dryer worth $1,500. For more information on Wilfork's illegal benefits, read Robinson's report over at Yahoo! (definitely worth it).
When contacted about the allegations, Wilfork told Yahoo! "I'm not interested buddy."
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