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Sports Log: Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says he accepted money at Tennessee

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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says in an upcoming documentary he accepted money his senior year at Tennessee. ‘‘Honestly, I don’t know if this will throw us into an NCAA investigation, but my senior year I was getting money on the side,’’ Foster says in the EPIX documentary. ‘‘I really didn’t have any money. I had to either pay the rent or buy some food. I remember the feeling, like, ‘Man, be careful,’ but there’s nothing wrong with it. You’re not going to convince me that there is something wrong with it.’’ Foster, who played for the Volunteers from 2005-08, expanded on his comments Friday after the Texans’ practice. ‘‘I feel very strong about the injustice the NCAA has been doing for years,’’ Foster said. “That’s why I said what I said. I'm not trying to throw anyone under the bus or anything like that. I feel like I shouldn’t have to run from the NCAA anymore. They’re like these big bullies. I'm not scared of them.’’

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