Cade May(s)

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The Cade Mays saga of 2020 has cleared a huge hurdle toward reaching a successful conclusion for the Tennessee Volunteers.

Mays, the former five-star offensive tackle from Knoxville Catholic who started his career at the University of Georgia before transferring back to Knoxville in January, had his appeal for immediate eligibility approved by the NCAA. Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt revealed the news Thursday night during a Zoom meeting that followed practice.

“This has always been a two-step process, and the next thing is the SEC,” Pruitt said. “It’s good that our governing body decided to allow him to play. Now we go to the SEC, and I’ve not really had a chance to talk to (SEC commissioner) Greg (Sankey) much about it.

“The SEC in the past has not allowed this, so this would obviously be a waiver through the SEC.”

As someone who thinks all players should have a one-time transfer waiver, daddy’s antics notwithstanding, I’m not offended Mays got clearance from the NCAA to play this season.  On the other hand, I’m not gonna deny something along these lines didn’t cross my mind upon hearing the news:

Also, this.

Expecting logic from the NCAA is your first mistake, friend.

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15 responses to “Cade May(s)

  1. ApalachDawg aux Bruxelles

    if you are for a one time transfer no matter what, then be careful what you wish for

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  2. 81Dog

    So, the NCAA won’t lift a finger to stop Mays from playing?

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  3. Hogbody Spradlin

    OTOH wooden consistency is a hobgoblin of little minds. OTOH wildly erratic judgments ain’t exactly a sign of strong intelligence either.
    Everybody takes notes how I got to have it both ways there. Mrs. Spradlin’s boy knows how to make judgments and stand behind them!

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  4. PTC DAWG

    If it helps them beat UF, I’m all for it

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  5. TripleB

    I want him to play. I bet our defensive linemen want him to play.

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  6. MGW

    It’s purely a PR decision for the NCAA. Nothing else matters in these things.

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  7. godawgs1701

    Sure, but this still doesn’t regain that lost consortium.

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  8. NotMyCrossToBear

    Hypocrisy, FTW!!!

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