Found August 18, 2013 on FatManWriting:
This is just plain wrong. The geniuses that run the NCAA have ruled a freshman defensive end for Middle Tennessee State, Steven Rhodes, ineligible for the coming season, but not for any of the usual reasons. There were no impermissible benefits,  questionable recruiting activity, or horrendous grades involved. He just happened to play in an intramural league while serving our country for the last five years in the Marine Corp. The rule that the NCAA is using against him is kind of vague leaving it open to interpretation a little too much. I understand why they do it that way; so that they have a little flexibility with it and are not held to a strict interpretation. However, this time they really screwed it up. According to the rule in question (NCAA bylaw 14.2.3.2.1) the NCAA charges a player with a year of eligibility for every year they play in an organized, competitive competition after high school. Since the intramural league that Rhodes played in during his time...
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