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FIU’s Richard Leonard Ruled Ineligible

Posted By Blake Bass On September 4, 2013 @ 8:45 AM In Florida News,NCAA | No Comments

Panthers_Richard_Leonard_2013 [1]Playing without Richard Leonard is something FIU will be forced to get used to this season, whether they like it or not.

The cornerback did not play in the Panthers’ season-opening loss to Maryland due to lingering academic issues. Following practice Tuesday, head coach Ron Turner confirmed that Leonard will also miss the remainder of the 2013 season due to the same issues.

“Leonard will not be eligible all year,” the coach said.

Source: NBC Sports College Football Talk [2]


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