Case Keenum Out For Year | May Seek Waiver

Head coach Kevin Sumlin said Sunday night that Case Keenum (torn anterior cruciate ligament in the right knee) will miss the rest of the season. Keenum, a fifth-year senior from Abilene who is fifth on the NCAA career passing yardage list (13,586), blew out his knee trying to tackle UCLA linebacker Akeem Ayers after a second-quarter interception One option for UH ­- one that can’t pay any dividends this season is for Keenum to appeal for a sixth year of eligibility. According to the waiver criteria laid out in of the NCAA Division I Manual, an appeal could be a long-shot winner. A waiver of the five-year period of eligibility is designed to provide a student-athlete with the opportunity to participate in four seasons of intercollegiate competition within a five-year period. This waiver may be granted, based upon objective evidence, for reasons that are beyond

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