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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Jill Lieber Steeg / Monroe News-Star
SAN DIEGO — After 2½ years of silence, Lloyd Lake is talking. To the NCAA in a six-hour interview in November.
To USA Today, in a 2½-hour interview this week.
And in a just-released book, Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush turn his final college season into a six-figure job?
Lake, a Bush friend from San Diego, says he gave the former University of Southern California Heisman Trophy-winning running back and his family $291,600 in cash, living arrangements and other benefits between November 2004 and January 2006 as part of a verbal agreement he and business partner Michael Michaels had with Bush, his stepfather, LaMar Griffin, and his mother, Denise Griffin, to launch New Era Sports and Entertainment. Full Story – News-Starhttp://www.thenewsstar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080119/UPDATES02/80119004/1006/SPORTS