LSU Tigers football is on one-year probation for misdeeds committed by a former coach. During the conference call to discuss sanctions, the NCAA made a point to praise the program for its cooperativeness during the investigation.
We've now entered a world in which LSU does a better job at playing by the stupid rules than does Georgia Tech. You may need to take a breath or two.
Of course, LSU's case was clearer-cut, and the violations in question definitely provided the program a competitive edge. Tech's didn't, which helps explain why the Jackets put up a little bit of a contest against the NCAA. LSU is also facing a separate investigation due to everywhereman Willie Lyles, so they may need to pick their battles.
(And, yes, LSU got hit harder than did Tech, though their sanctions are all self-imposed. The key is to grovel, beg, and sufficiently self-impose. Ohio State's hilarious self-imposition means Columbus may simply be removed from the map.)