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Sunday, August 18, 2013
Ex-Marine hoping NCAA reconsiders

By ESPN.com staff

Under NCAA rules, student-athletes who fail multiple drug tests administered by their schools can still play college football.

Players who have been convicted of crimes like DUI, assault and statutory rape will suit up for their respective teams this coming season.

But a 24-year-old former U.S. Marine, who happened to play in a recreational football league during his active enlistment?

He's ineligible to play this coming season.

It's a wrong that the NCAA must right immediately.

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