Masoli Wins Appeal, Eligible To Play Immediately

The official website of Ole Miss athletics announced Friday that Rebels quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has won his appeal against an NCAA, overturning a ruling which had previously required him to sit out a season after recently transferring from the University of Oregon:

Ole Miss quarterback Jeremiah Masoli may compete immediately, according to a decision today by the NCAA Division I Subcommittee for Legislative Relief. The subcommittee’s decision overturns the staff decision that required Masoli to sit out the 2010-2011 season.

Masoli had previously requested a waiver from the NCAA in order to use his last year of eligibility to compete for the Rebels this season - despite having obtained his undergraduate degree at Oregon.

On its official website, the NCAA confirmed the ruling reversal with the following statement: Read more…