« Duke Johnson turns in MVP performance in 5A title game, final game for Norland Vikings | Main | UM baseball earns No. 14 preseason ranking; Nevin Shapiro NOT included in AP's Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year »

Ojomo denied sixth year by NCAA

ORLANDO -- There is another open scholarship available for Al Golden.

The University of Miami announced Saturday morning that defensive lineman Adewale Ojomo was denied a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA and will not be back next season.

Ojomo, who signed with UM in 2007, told us in November he had trouble finding the necessary paper work to receive a redshirt for his freshman season -- not the 2009 season he missed with a broken jaw after being sucker punched by a walk-on teammate in a preseason locker room brawl.

In 11 games this past season, Ojomo started seven and made the shift from defensive end to defensive tackle midway through the season. He finished the season with 19 tackles (9 solo, 10 assists), recorded 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Good news from OS sanctions. We shall see.

Raw pimple you are right- we the canes have sucked for many years but real fans stand by their teams- Miami has a crapload of talent to choose from in our state- Miami has a huge tradition with multiple nfl players who demonstrate to all. High school kids we are NFLU and if u want a shot at the big leagues Miami who is on tv frequently for kids to get that publicity is a great choice. Now that we have a coach who knows how to recruit and he has the fire and passion to win- we won't be crappy for too many more seasons--. It's the inevitable - the canes will once again be a force in the bcs - but for at least 1 more year lots of lows ahead- GO CANES

« 1 2 3

The comments to this entry are closed.