Stevan Ridley cleared to play in Cotton Bowl by NCAA
POSTED: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 9:47pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 3, 2011 - 10:58pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (NBC33) -
This is an NBC33 News update
The NCAA says that LSU running back Stevan Ridley didn't violate its bylaws and he is eligible to play in the 75th Annual Cotton Bowl.
Ridley was ruled ineligible on December 22.
LSU head coach Les Miles announced today that junior running back Stevan Ridley has been ruled ineligible for the Cotton Bowl because of an academic issue.
Coach Miles said Ridley will continue to practice with the team while the issue is appealed.
The team captain rushed for 14 touchdowns this year.