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What is a redshirt freshman?

A redshirt freshman is a player who is in his first year of playing but has already completed one year of college. During his actual freshman year, he is in "redshirt" status, which means he can practice with the team…

What is a reserved freshman in football?

You are probably referring to a redshirted freshman. In football you receive a redshirt by not playing in any games in a given season. Also by receiving a redshirt it does not count against your years of eligibility. So a…

Can you redshirt then transfer?

If you redshirt before you transfer, you have to sit out a year and lose a year of eligibility. If you transfer before your redshirt, the year you sit out can be your redshirt year. This is goin for division…

Why do they call it red shirt freshman?

Redshirt is a term used in college athletics that refers to a delay or suspension of an athlete's participation in order to lengthen his or her period of eligibility. The player is required to wear a red shirt every game…