Ohio State announced Friday that it would not be playing against star defenseman Chase Young against Maryland this weekend, fearing they had broken the NCAA rules by bidding last year with a person he describes as a "family friend". The amazing shot was revealed in the team's status report and depth chart for Saturday's game.
The state of Ohio has only stated that Young was detained because of a "possible problem with the NCAA from last year", which the sports department "studies". The school did not specify or specify how long it could stay.
Young, however taken to Twitter shortly thereafter. "I made a mistake last year by accepting a loan from a family friend I know since the summer preceding my first year at OSU," he said. wrote on his Twitter account checked on Friday morning. "I paid it back in full last summer and I am working with the University and the NCAA to get back on the ground as quickly as possible.
"I want to thank my family, my teammates, my coaches and the entire community of the state of Ohio for their love and support," he said. "God bless you and go Bucks!"
Tim Nevius, lawyer and former NCAA investigator, confirmed he works with Young. He tweeted that Young "took out a small loan from a close family friend last year to cover the basic expenses of living.The loan was repaid several months ago and we are working to restore his eligibility. "
The suspension was the first hint of out-of-the-box problems or any significant adversities for the Buckeyes, who are ranked No. 1 in the current playoff standings with legitimate hopes for a national championship in the first season of the season. coach Ryan Day. A year ago, the state of Ohio had just come out of a scandal according to which the coachsuspended for three games for mishandling domestic violence charges against a former assistant coach.
Meyer, citing health reasons,, and Day was raised to the top of jobs. His team rolled, winning every game at least 24 points behind a prolific attack and a radical defense.
Young, a 6-foot-5, 265-pound junior from Hyattsville, Maryland, leads the nation with 13.5 points in the sacks with 13.5 points after a dominant performance against Wisconsin two weeks ago. 39, propelled into the Heisman Trophy race. He was pre-season to the All-American Associated Press and should be one of the first players to appear in the NFL Draft next year.
The Buckeyes are the 42-point favorites against Maryland and will be strongly favored next week against Rutgers, whether Young plays or not. Their last two games, however, will have Big Ten and national championship implications: at home against Penn State and on the road against Michigan's rival.
Nevius, a former University athlete in Dayton, also tweeted that "the unfair and outdated rules of the NCAA punish athletes who have made ends meet while enriching others." The NCAA last month took the first step towardson their fame, voting to enable them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness".
The three divisions of the NCAA were invited to immediately create the necessary new rules and put them in place by January 2021.