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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 Associated Press
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 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 I’ve seen him...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Irish DE Ishaq Williams still not cleared to play, coach Kelly says

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says defensive end Ishaq Williams still has some NCAA hurdles to clear before he is able to play for the Fighting Irish. Williams was dismissed from Notre Dame last fall after being investigated for possible academic dishonesty and still has NCAA hurdles to clear before officially rejoining the team. "I know he's back in school...
Via Associated Press
June 09, 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

Wayne Williams Officially Ready to Dominate Syracuse Football

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news After months of waiting and anticipation, Wayne Williams will officially become a member of the Syracuse football roster this January. The former 3-star DT out of ASA College graduated from JUCO in September, and will be making his way up to the Salt City in less than two months. Orange Nation, you’re probably thinking, ...
Via Orange Fizz
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Summer Checklist: Syracuse Football’s 3 Most Important Recruiting Targets

So who are the biggest targets this summer for Syracuse football? Orange Nation has seen the program get close, but fall just short of nabbing a few elite players like Ishaq Williams, Gus Edwards, and Ebo Ogundeko. Even with the patience that comes with a head coaching change, there’s still an expectation by some of the faithful to snag a 4-star recruit or two in ’14. Follow The...
Via Orange Fizz
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Staying Put: Brooklyn DT Wayne Williams Sticks with Syracuse, Is Optimistic

Three-star DT Wayne Williams knew the loss of John Anselmo would hurt. The Syracuse commit admitted to The Fizz Anselmo had always been a father figure to him. No longer SU’s chief recruiter of the New York City area, Anselmo has now moved on to Doug Marrone’s staff in Buffalo. As much as Williams would like to have Anselmo on the sidelines with him this season, he wishes him the...
Via Orange Fizz
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Empire State of Mind: Wayne Williams’ Coach Tells Fizz SU Will Win with NYC Kids

When JUCO DT Wayne Williams chose to commit to SU last week, it was simply a different chapter in the same story for the Orange. The gigantic 6’5” 350 lb. lineman knew he would be comfortable surrounded by his former Brooklyn friends, guys like Wayne Morgan, Brandon Reddish and Ivan Foy. Williams, a ’11 graduate of Lincoln HS, had spent the last season at ASA Junior College close...
Via Orange Fizz
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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