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Fighting Irish DE Ishaq Williams ruled ineligible for season by NCAA

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says defensive end Ishaq Williams has been ruled ineligible for the season by the NCAA, ending his college playing career. Williams was dismissed from Notre Dame last fall after being investigated for possible academic dishonesty. He had sought a waiver from the NCAA allowing him to play. Kelly says Williams remains on scholarship...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DE Ishaq Williams’ appeal denied by NCAA

After being suspended last summer due to academic misconduct and missing the entire 2014 season, Notre Dame defensive end Ishaq Williams will have to sit out the 2015 season as well. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced today that Williams’ appeal was denied by the NCAA. Ishaq Williams' NCAA appeal has been denied, per Brian Kelly. #NotreDame — Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Defensive End Ishaq Williams’ Appeal Denied By NCAA

Defensive end Ishaq Williams, a former five-star recruit out of Brooklyn, will not play for Notre Dame in 2015. Williams, one of five players who were suspended last summer due to academic misconduct, has had his appeal denied by the NCAA. Brian Kelly made the announcement today: Ishaq Williams’ NCAA appeal has been denied, per Brian Kelly. #NotreDame — Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna...
Via College Spun
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly Says Ishaq Williams Still Waiting On NCAA’s Decision

The NCAA has yet to make a decision regarding Notre Dame defensive end Ishaq Williams, who missed the 2014 season after being suspended – along with four other players – during and after ND’s academic dishonesty investigation that began last summer.  Williams has already re-enrolled and is taking summer classes, but head coach Brian Kelly he’ll have to wait for the NCAA’s...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame won’t know Ishaq Williams’ status until Week 1?

Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive lineman Ishaq Williams missed all of last season after having to withdraw in the midst of an academic dishonesty investigation involving himself and other players and though he has been reinstated, his status with the team may not be known until the start of the 2015 season. In a mailbag post on NBC Sports’ Inside the Irish, Keith Arnold offered...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ishaq Williams nearing Notre Dame return

Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive end Ishaq Williams could soon return to the team, but still has some “NCAA hurdles” to clear. Williams was dismissed from the team last year amid investigations of academic dishonesty. Speaking to USA Today, head coach Brian Kelly addressed Williams’ situation. “I know he’s back in school because he told me, he’s in workouts because...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspended DL Ishaq Williams Readmitted to Notre Dame

Just days after KeiVare Russell announced he would be returning to Notre Dame after serving a year long suspension, the Fighting Irish received some more excellent news. Defensive lineman Ishaq Williams has been officially reinstated by the university following his suspension for academic dishonesty. According to College Spun, it was first reported by Pete Sampson of Irish Illustrated...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Suspended DL Ishaq Williams Formally Re-Admitted To Notre Dame

Defensive lineman Ishaq Williams, who was one of five Notre Dame players suspended before last season due to academic dishonesty, has officially been re-admitted to the university, per Irish Illustrated’s Pete Sampson.  Ishaq Williams has been formally re-admitted to Notre Dame by the Committee on Readmission. — Irish Illustrated (@PeteSampson_) June 1, 2015 This comes days...
Via College Spun
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Announces That DL/LB Ishaq Williams Will Miss All Of 2014, Plans On Returning In 2015

The fate of another member of Notre Dame’s “Frozen Five” has been revealed. During his press conference today, Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly announced that DL/LB Ishaq Williams will miss all of 2014. Kelly told reporters that Williams informed him that his season is over, but that he would like to come back for 2015. #NotreDame HC Brian Kelly: Ishaq Williams said he will...
Via College Spun
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 Players To Watch, Ishaq Williams

Paul Bunyan, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster are folk stories that many hype but have never delivered on as far as presenting evidence if they even exist.Talked about- but no clear sightings or tangible items have surfaced to validate their legend.Ishaq Williams falls into that catagory as a player that was hyped, tracked and sought after for his abilities in high school and potential...
Via Football Nation
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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