LSU's Stevan Ridley glad to be back
IRVING, Texas -- LSU Tigers leading rusher Stevan Ridley said Tuesday that his "innocence was maintained" now that the NCAA has cleared him to play in the AT&T Cotton Bowl.
The running back's eligibility had been in doubt since coach Les Miles said Dec. 22 that Ridley could miss the Cotton Bowl because of an unspecified "one-time" academic violation. Ridley said he couldn't get into specifics of what happened.
No. 11 LSU appealed to the NCAA and the school was notified Monday that ...
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