University of Washington Commits NCAA Violation

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Washington has committed a minor recruiting violation and intends to report itself to the Pac-10.

School spokesman Richard Kilwien confirmed Wednesday that the
school will report a secondary violation to the Pac-10 after it was
determined new coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff violated an NCAA
rule regarding game-day simulations while recruits are on campus.

The violation came to light after Desmond Trufant, who has
verbally committed to the Huskies, described to a
simulated game-day entrance during his on-campus visit last

An NCAA bylaw prohibits prospects from participating in any type
of "game-day simulations" during a visit, but the violation is
considered minor.