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Sharrif Floyd expected to meet with NCAA today



Florida DL Sharrif Floyd, who was declared inelgible by Florida athletic officials just prior to Saturday night's game against Florida Atlantic, is expected to have a hearing with the NCAA today, according to his high school coach.

Philadephia George Washington High coach Ron Cohen told The Gainesville Sun that Floyd will meet with the NCAA today. He said he does not know why Floyd's eligibility has been called into question.

Florida released a statement just before kickoff about Floyd, who was expected to be in the starting linuep.

"We have declared Sharrif Floyd ineligible and he is not eligible to compete until his eligibility is reinstated by the NCAA," the statement read. "We have been, and will continue to work with the NCAA until this matter is resolved. This is an issue that is not related to sports agents, University of Florida boosters or his recruitment to Florida. We will not have any additional comment on this matter until it is resolved."

On Monday, UF coach Will Muschamp was asked about Floyd and said: "He's fine. I have no comment.''


[Last modified: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 5:34pm]


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