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NCAA rules Mississippi QB Jeremiah Masoli not eligible until 2011, school plans appeal

The NCAA has denied Mississippi quarterback Jeremiah Masoli's request for a waiver that would allow him to play immediately, meaning the former Oregon standout won't be eligible until 2011.Mississippi officials announced Tuesday plans to appeal the ruling, with a response expected in less than one week."I'm just shocked and disappointed," Masoli said. "I've done everything I can to follow the rules."Mississippi athletic director Pete Boone said the decision was "subjective" and expected a successful appeal."There is no question in my mind Jeremiah is in the right place," Mississippi coach Houston Nutt said. "We're in the people-helping business. I want to plead with that subcommittee. He's done nothing but what he's supposed to do."Masoli transferred to Mississippi after being kicked off Oregon's team after two run-ins with police.He pleaded guilty in a January theft at a fraternity house and was suspended for the entire 2010 season by Oregon coach Chip Kelly . Then in June, he was cit...

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  1. Oregon QB Masoli suspended for next season

    Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli was suspended Friday for the upcoming season by coach Chip Kelly after pleading guilty to second-degree burglary in the theft of a...

  2. Masoli too much for Tulane in Mississippi's 27-13 victory

    Jeremiah Masoli accounted for 308 yards and two touchdowns, and there was no late-game collapse this time for Mississippi in a 27-13 victory over Tulane on Saturday ...

  3. Masoli leads Ole Miss to 42-35 win over Kentucky

    Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another as Mississippi beat Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday.Masoli, who helped the Rebels take advan...

  4. Sophomore Darron Thomas picked as No. 11 Oregon's starting quarterback

    Darron Thomas will be No. 11 Oregon's starting quarterback for the opener against New Mexico, taking over the Ducks after the dismissal of Jeremiah Masoli.Thomas has...

  5. Kenjon Barner scores five touchdowns in No. 11 Oregon's 72-0 victory over New Mexico

    The Ducks didn't need LaMichael James against New Mexico , and they certainly didn't miss Jeremiah Masoli.Kenjon Barner and Darron Thomas seamlessly filled the roles...

  6. No. 8 Tide rebounds in 23-10 win over Rebels

    Trent Richardson took a screen pass 85 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter and No. 8 Alabama's defense was back to form in a 23-10 victory over Mississippi Sa...

  7. USC and Arizona State try not to look ahead to No. 2 Oregon, Washington tries not to look back

    USC coach Lane Kiffin insists his team isn't looking ahead to its game against No. 2 Oregon, while Arizona State coach Todd Graham admits it was hard not to. And Was...

  8. Mississippi runs over Louisiana-Lafayette 43-21

    Brandon Bolden rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns as Mississippi beat Louisiana-Lafayette 43-21 on Saturday night.Ole Miss quarterback Jeremiah Masoli left the ...

  9. Top-ranked Oregon's Thomas ready for second half

    While the Ducks sprang to No. 1, Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas worked out the remaining kinks in his throwing shoulder.Thomas fell awkwardly on his right arm in t...

  10. Bama on the rebound for a change

    Mark Ingram didn't want No. 8 Alabama to spend the week mourning the death of its perfect season.The Crimson Tide tailback figured that time would be put to better u...

  11. Bolden's 228 yards in victory give Rebels hope

    Brandon Bolden's philosophy on running the football is simple: Focus on getting four to six yards first, but don't lose sight of the end zone."That big one's always ...

  12. Kelly, 'Win the Day' take Oregon far this season

    Coach Chip Kelly kept Oregon focused this season with a deceptively simple philosophy: Win the Day.While it sounds like a modern twist on Al Davis' "Just Win, Baby" ...

  1. SEC bound: Former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli says he will play at Mississippi

    Kicked off the team at Oregon, Jeremiah Masoli has found a new football home at Mississippi.The former Ducks quarterback, dismissed from the team after two run-ins w...

  2. NCAA rules Mississippi Jeremiah Masoli is eligible, former Oregon QB can play immediately

    In another surprising twist to a month-long saga, Mississippi quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has been cleared to play football just one day before the start of the seas...

  3. Mississippi coach Houston Nutt talks about new QB Jeremiah Masoli as Rebels report to camp

    Mississippi coach Houston Nutt said Friday he has a zero-tolerance contract with new quarterback Jeremiah Masoli.Nutt spoke about the former Oregon player for the fi...

  4. Mississippi's Masoli adjusts to life under center for the Rebels quickly

    When Mississippi coach Houston Nutt considered taking transfer Jeremiah Masoli, the film showed a quarterback who was impressive in almost every facet of the game.He...

  5. Person familiar with situation: Former Oregon QB Masoli accepts invite to visit Ole Miss

    Former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has accepted an invitation from Mississippi coach Houston Nutt to visit the school this weekend, a person familiar with the...

  6. Former Oregon QB Masoli enters not guilty pleas

    SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A lawyer for former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has notified a court in writing of his client's not guilty pleas to three noncriminal...

  7. Oregon quarterback Masoli to face burglary count

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, who helped lead the Ducks to the Pac-10 title and a Rose Bowl berth last season, faces a burglary charge in c...

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