11/21/2012 11:23 am ET Updated Jan 21, 2013

Former Miami Players Will Be Considered Guilty If They Don't Cooperate With The NCAA has confirmed the existence of a letter from the NCAA that it will consider former Miami players guilty of violations in the Nevin Shapiro case if they do not cooperate with the association's investigation.

The Miami Herald first reported the letter - apparently sent to the players' attorneys -- that sets a Friday deadline for the players to contact the NCAA or the association "will consider the non-response as your client's admission of involvement in NCAA violations."

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