Saturday, August 19, 2017

"One of Indiana’s top football recruits is ineligible, and it’s all Indiana’s fault"

WaPo:

Indiana’s athletic department has spent much of the month of August trying to make things right. Officials filed a waiver request Aug. 3 with the NCAA to restore Fitzgerald’s eligibility; it was denied 11 days later, according to the news release. That same day, the school filed an appeal of that decision; on Friday, the NCAA also denied that appeal.

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Indiana would not reveal the root cause of Fitzgerald’s ineligibility, as that information is protected by academic privacy laws