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Central Florida kicker Donald De La Haye loses his NCAA eligibility because of his YouTube videos

Central Florida kicker Donald De La Haye loses his NCAA eligibility because of his YouTube videos

Kicker Donald De La Haye has been deemed ineligible as an NCAA player because of the money he has made off some of his YouTube videos.

De La Haye, who spent the past two seasons as a kickoff specialist for Central Florida, had been given some conditions to follow — mainly not selling ads for the videos that pertain to college athletics — in order to continue posting his videos and competing for the Knights, but he chose not to accept them.

“I really never thought it would come down to this,” De La Haye said in a video posted Monday on his YouTube channel. “They proposed me some rules and some conditions that they wanted me to follow and I refused to. I just didn’t feel like...

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