The attorney for Shea Patterson told The Detroit News that Ole Miss notified the NCAA that it had "nothing to add" in Patterson's case, clearing the way for the NCAA to decide the quarterback's eligibility.
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If quarterback Shea Patterson plays college football in 2018, it won't come with the blessing of his former team, Ole Miss.
Although several teams have already ended their spring-practice seasons, the festivities begin in earnest this weekend, with at least one team from four Power 5 leagues finishing with open scrimmages.
Attorneys for a Mississippi-based clothing store that sued two Mississippi State players for defamation and conspiracy added former Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, former MSU athletics director Scott Stricklin, the NCAA and an investigator as defendants.
Ole Miss has filed its appeal of the NCAA committee on infractions' decision to ban football from the postseason in 2018, limit unofficial recruiting visits and cite the school for lack of institutional control in a case involving 21 violations.
Six former Ole Miss players who are seeking immediate eligibility at their new schools said they were misled about an NCAA investigation that ultimately penalized the football program from bowl games for consecutive seasons.
Deontay Anderson, the No. 1 safety in the 2016 recruiting class, has transferred from Ole Miss to Houston.
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Former Ole Miss safety Deontay Anderson is transferring to Houston, the school confirmed on Thursday. Anderson was the No. 1 safety in the 2016 recruiting class and the No. 41 overall player in the 2016 ESPN 300.
Speaking at Liberty University on Wednesday in his first public appearance since resigning in July, former Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze expressed remorse for his actions.
Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer
Former Ole Miss defensive back Breon Dixon announced on Twitter Sunday morning that he's transferring to Nebraska. Dixon, who was ranked the No. 18 prospect in Georgia in 2016 by ESPN Recruiting, will have to sit out one season under NCAA transfer rules, unless he successfully appeals for a waiver from the NCAA. He had five tackles in six games last season.
Ole Miss defensive lineman Breeland Speaks has decided to skip his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Jim Harbaugh says former Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson will have a chance to complete for the starting job at Michigan, but isn't guaranteed anything. "The only thing that's guaranteed here is an opportunity," Harbaugh said.