Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/11/14
The Idaho Vandals will not be eligible to participate in college football’s postseason in 2014 due to a failure to meet the APR standards established by the NCAA. In addition to a postseason ban for 2014, Idaho will lose four hours of practice time each week. “My commitment to education mirrors my commitment to football,” Idaho head coach Paul Petrino said, according to Josh Wright of The Spokesman-Review. “Our players will attend class. They will graduate.” According to the NCAA rules, a school’s sports program must maintain at least a .930 APR (out of a possible 1.000) over a four-year period in order to maintain eligibility for postseason play in their respective sports. A two-year score of .940 or above would also allow a program to be eligible for postseason competition. It is unknown what the scores for Idaho’s football program were at this time, although the university was notified Thursday of the decision.
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