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Miami booster Nevin Shapiro alleges he provided multiple extra benefits to Carl Walker during his career with the Hurricanes. Among the benefits he claimed to have provided:
Nevin Shapiro and a second source said this photo was taken in one of the bedrooms aboard the booster’s $1.6 million yacht in 2003. Antrel Rolle (in red shorts) is wrestling with Carl Walker.
(Photo special to Yahoo! Sports)
- Carl Walker
- Position: Linebacker
- Rivals recruiting rank: Ranked as the No. 73 player overall in the Class of 2000.
- Miami career: After coming in as a highly touted defensive back, injuries derailed Walker’s career. In four years, he primarily contributed on special teams. He is currently out of football.
• Drinks and VIP access in clubs on multiple occasions.
• Leisure trips on Shapiro's $1.6 million yacht.
• A handful of small cash gifts.
• Yahoo! Sports has acquired a photo identified by Shapiro and one additional source showing Walker wrestling with Antrel Rolle on Shapiro's yacht in the summer of 2003.
In Shapiro's words
• "Carl Walker was a special teams player. He was actually a great basketball player so we played ball a number of times together. He was always in the clubs and he was definitively on my boat."
Could not be reached for comment.