He sought immediate eligibility which was denied.
However, he was granted immediate eligibility after the NCAA waived its transfer rule in an unusual academic status case from high school which allowed the transfer.
Smith was able to play immediately under an NCAA rule that permits non-scholarship players who have already received a degree to transfer once with immediate eligibility.
Sweazy said immediate eligibility at another school was recommended because the violations were initiated by the staff and McRae was a victim not a perpetrator.
He received a hardship waiver from the NCAA on September 5, giving him immediate eligibility.
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"We're seeing clients moving away from one-year eligibility to either immediate eligibility or eligibility the month following the beginning of employment," he said.
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Allen was given immediate eligibility by the NCAA when he migrated to Cincinnati.
He was expected to be granted immediate eligibility under the graduate-school exception if he enrolled in a Baylor graduate program not offered at Michigan.