Important news came down today involving two University of Texas student-athletes, news that affects the football and basketball programs.
First, the good news.
Desmond Harrison, the 6-10, 308 lb. offensive tackle and JUCO transfer is back on the field, practicing with the team. After missing two weeks of practice due to Brigham Young University’s decision to de-certify an independent studies class he took online while enrolled at Contra Costa Community College, and a subsequent appeal by The University of Texas, all looks like it has been worked out.
#Longhorns JUCO transfer Desmond Harrison has been cleared to return to the UT team and will practice today. More at http://t.co/TuILYGfSJV
— Chip Brown (@ChipBrownOB) August 20, 2013
According to reports it appears as if the class he took from BYU will indeed count, since it was used in conjunction with his graduation from Contra Costa Community College (and subsequently his AA degree was used to transfer to UT). This is fantastic n...