Chuck Person, Former AU Asst. Basketball Coach, Appeared in Federal Court Tuesday

Former Auburn’s assistant basketball coach Chuck Person appears in court Tuesday on federal corruption charges.

Person was arrested a few weeks ago in that big FBI pay-for-play sting.

Person and his legal team before a judge in New York Tuesday.

He faces six federal charges of bribery, fraud and conspiracy.

New York Daily News reports Person’s was released on a $100,000 bond.

He also surrendered his passport.

Person declined to comment as he left the Manhattan courtroom.

Prosecutors allege Person took money in exchange for steering star athletes toward certain schools and businesses.

Person was suspended without pay from his duties at Auburn University the day of his arrest.

According to, Person is being represented by Montgomery-based attorneys Joel Connaly and Jeff Duffey.

If found guilty, Person could face a maximum of 80 years in prison.

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