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Students have 5 years from initial enrollment in a division I school before eligibility runs out. More info: http://www.ncaa.org/

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What does it mean if a college football player is red-shirted?

If a college football player is redshirted, it means that they are relegated to the practice team for their freshman year. For this reason, a redshirt freshman is a sophomore academically, but the player is given an extra year of eligibility.


What year were freshman eligible to play college football?

NCAA made freshman eligible in 1972


If you red shirt as a freshman in Junior College How many years of eligibility do you have left?

If you redshirt as a freshman in junior college you will still have 4 years of athletic eligibility left. Some Players redshirt in order to protect their eligibility, hoping to play one year in Junior college. Then transfer to a Big time 4 year University w..ith 3 years to play.


Can you try out jacksonville state football during college as a freshman?

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Why do people get redshirted?

In college football, a player may only play for 4 seasons. Redshirt is a freshman that may be on scholarship, but because of depth the school doesn't want to play them and wants them to be on the team for practices, etc. This means they still have 4 years of eligibility to play for the school.


Who is the first college football freshman to start in a bowl game?

Hershel walker of Georgia


How can i return to college football?

That depends; who are you? If you were a past college football player who wants to return after playing four years, sorry, but you cannot return to play college football after your 4 years of eligibility are up.


How many college freshman football quarterbacks have won a national championship?

one - Bernie Kosar


How can a college football player graduate and return the next season as a senior?

If they are a redshirted freshman this can happen


Who has the most freshman Rushing yards?

College freshman have many adjustments to make. However, the most successful freshman football players can make an impact in the classroom and on the field. Maurice Clarett has the most freshman rushing yards.


What is freshman college?

A freshman is just a new student in a college.(any)


What is a true freshman in college football?

True freshman is a term used in collegiate sports, indicating that an athlete is playing the sport in his first year of college, rather than redshirting for one or more years to protect future college eligibility. In football, freshmen usually are redshirted because they do not have as much of a chance of starting or getting playing time for a team as a sophomore, junior, or senior, and could allow them to play an additional year or years later on in their collegiate careers when they are more experienced and physically mature. Redshirting is used less frequently in other sports. According to Wikipedia.com.


He is a freshman in college?

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What are the conditions or requirements to be a red shirt freshman?

In college sports a prized recruit might be given the designation of a red shirt freshman. This means that can practice with the team, but will not play. It will mean that the student will be one year ahead of their athletic eligibility.


What is a red shirt freshman?

This term is related to college sports. The governing body for college athletics is the NCAA. College athletes are eligible to compete for up to five years, however, most sudent-athletes choose to graduate in four years. When a college freshman gets injured prior to their first college sports season or if they are not prepared to compete at the college level as a freshman, they have the option of red-shirting. This is a formal registration process with the NCAA which allows the athlete to preserve a year of their eligibility.


In college football what is the first year of eligibility for the NFL draft?

three calender years after your high school graduation


If you transfer from a D3 college as a true freshman football player to NAIA football are you eligible?

No, you are not eligible. Transferring from a smaller school cancels out your availibility to play.


How old is a freshman?

It depends. High school freshman or college freshman? IF high school, then approximately 14 or 15 years of age. If college, then approximately 17 or 18 years of age - traditionally. A freshman in college could be any age. Freshman in college refers to the first two semesters of your college experience.


Who is the tallest college football wide receiver?

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Can you play ncaa division 1 football after at 30?

Yes. If you have not already played. You have 4 years of eligibility to college sports.


Has any college football player won the Heisman as a freshman?

Only one! This year's winner, Johnny Manziel, Freshman Quarterback for Texas A&M University. Gig 'em, Aggies!


Can you have a d and pass freshman year in college?

Probaly not because a d is a bad grade


What grade is freshman?

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What a red shirt freshman in college football?

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How can you get good loans for college with no credit?

Most lending companies understand that not much credit has been established for new college freshman. So, they rely on information on the students parents to determine eligibility for good loans to the aspiring student.