The NCAA's committee on legislative relief in June denied Qwuantrezz Knight's waiver request, but it has since granted his appeal, making him eligible to play this season for Kent State.
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- NCAA: Ex-Terp Knight eligible now for Kent State
- Kent St. DB will appeal for immediate eligibility
- Edelman, 32: McVay 'very remarkable ... a stud'
- Dixon, Simmer, Wimbush win comeback honors
Defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight will appeal to play immediately for Kent State after transferring to the school in the wake of Maryland's Jordan McNair scandal. The NCAA had previously denied his request.
Julian Edelman, 32, is impressed by what he sees in the 33-year-old Sean McVay, though the Pats receiver doesn't recall the Rams coach from when they played twice in college.
Kent State receiver Antwan Dixon, Dartmouth defensive lineman Seth Simmer and Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush are the first recipients of the Mayo Clinic college football Comeback Player of the Year Award.
Senior Ian Eriksen rushed for 118 yards and three touchdowns to power Eastern Michigan to a 28-20 victory over Kent State on Friday.
Bryant Koback ran 17 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns on Thursday night, and Toledo became bowl eligible with a 56-34 win over Kent State.
Jaret Patterson rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns and Buffalo beat Kent State 48-14 on Tuesday night to run its record to 9-1 for the first time in school history.
Woody Barrett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, Jo-El Shaw scored on an 18-yard run with 1:50 to play and Kent State beat Bowling Green 35-28 on Tuesday night to snap its six-game losing streak.
Gus Ragland threw for a touchdown and ran for another on Saturday to help Miami of Ohio beat Kent State 31-6.
Nathan Rourke passed for 284 yards and a touchdown and scored on an 8-yard run with 1:28 remaining to rally Ohio to a 27-26 victory over Kent State in its Mid-American Conference opener on Saturday.