Published on September 10, 2020 at 7:41 pm Contact Skyler: [email protected] | @skylerriveraa The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission.The NCAA has denied Syracuse offensive lineman Chris Bleich’s transfer waiver for eligibility, Bleich announced in a tweet Thursday. The NCAA’s decision makes Bleich ineligible to play for the Orange in the 2020 season.Bleich transferred to SU in January after starting eight games for the University of Florida in his redshirt freshman year last fall. Facebook Twitter Google+ Under current NCAA rules, transfer players must sit out one academic year before being allowed to compete. The NCAA has a waiver that transfer athletes may request to be immediately eligible to play, bypassing the one academic year absence. But unless Bleich’s appeal is won, he will not appear for Syracuse this season.The redshirt sophomore was expected to start on an Orange offensive line that struggled mightily last season.Due to injuries and Bleich’s ineligibility, Syracuse listed Chris Elmore — previously a fullback, tight end and defensive tackle — as the starting left-guard in the first depth chart of the season. Comments
Photo © Tipp FM Michael Ryan gave this update on the injuries ahead of the tie…Tipp FM’s live coverage of the game comes in association with Sullivan Family Butchers Brooklands, Nenagh and the Husqvarna Centre at Arrabawn, Tyone Mill, Nenagh. Time may run out for some of Tipp’s top players in the league, according to manager Michael Ryan.There are a number of high profile injuries within the squad, including to Seamus Callanan, Noel McGrath, John ‘Bubbles’ O’ Dwyer and Dan McCormack.Tipp face Dublin in Parnell Park on Sunday in the quarter final of the National Hurling League.