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NCAA Under Fire After Denying Two Immediate Eligibility Waivers for Football Transfers

Posted on AllSides August 10th, 2023
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Tuesday, North Carolina head coach Mack Brown and Florida State head coach Mike Norvell announced that the NCAA had denied immediate eligibility waivers for Tar Heels receiver Devontez Walker and Seminoles defensive tackle Darrell Jackson Jr., preventing either from playing for their new teams this season. Walker originally committed to East Tennessee State, but ahead of his anticipated debut for the Buccaneers in the fall of 2019, a knee injury led to his offer being deferred a year. He then left the program, starting his college career in 2020 at...

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