Statement from Clemson and NCAA on Red-shirt Freshman Ray Ray McElrathbey


by -
    |

Joint Statement from Clemson and NCAA on red-shirt freshman Ray Ray McElrathbey who has been granted temporary custody of his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr


"The media reports about circumstances involving a Clemson University football student-athlete (Ray Ray McElrathbey) have not represented the facts. Although the NCAA had no knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the student-athlete until today (Wednesday), it is working with Clemson and the Atlantic Coast Conference to assist the student-athlete. Although conference and NCAA rules generally prohibit benefits to student-athletes beyond a grant-in-aid, individual circumstances can and are taken into consideration in unusual situations. The University is preparing a petition for waiver to determine if funds and contributions can be collected to help the young man and his brother."

Rate this Story:
73 votes

    |
Loading...
Post your comments!

Clowney on teammates from Clemson: "We got too many"

Former Clemson OT picks new school

Computer predicts score for Clemson-Kent State

Chiefs coach on Spiller: "Unbelievable surprise"

Clemson holds situational scrimmage

Dabo Swinney: "God created us all equal. Period."

Four Clemson players named to SI's Preseason All-America team

"Inside Clemson Football with Dabo Swinney" will air on Mondays

Scrimmage update: Bryant excels but Cooper and Johnson "are coming"
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest