Jordan Jefferson Granted another Year of Eligibility

I cannot believe this, but apparently the NCAA has granted Jordan Jefferson another year of eligibility due to an unjust suspension early in the 2011 season. So it looks like he’ll be LSU’s quarterback for one more year. Coach Les Miles has praised the decision saying that, “Jefferson’s experience and skill will be a huge asset to the team next year.” has the story here.

11 Responses to Jordan Jefferson Granted another Year of Eligibility

  1. Denny Burk April 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm #

    I’m sorry, everyone. I wanted to get one more in before the day was out!

  2. Michael April 1, 2012 at 11:19 pm #

    I actually fell for this and as a Tennessee fan, I was excited!

  3. Adam C April 2, 2012 at 4:23 am #

    Wow. You got me.
    As an LSU alum and fan… I was about to be completely devastated.

  4. Michael David Hotard April 2, 2012 at 9:57 am #

    In the famous words of Ralph Kramden: “Hardy, hardy, har har har!”

  5. Kajan Bob April 2, 2012 at 10:33 am #

    If this is true, I guess good ole boy J.J. will be getting more tennis shoes, clothes, new apt., and just maybe a new car!!! Money talks, just like everything else in Louisiana, crooked as hell!

  6. Bobby Loudon April 2, 2012 at 10:34 am #

    I almost had a heart attack when I saw this before I realized it HAD to be a joke.

  7. Steve Hayes April 2, 2012 at 3:54 pm #

    I did not fall for this!! Read the headline and immediately scoffed. I follow the program too closely, and if this were true, I would’ve heard about it from another source. Nice try, bro, but no Rick roll for me!!

    • Denny Burk April 2, 2012 at 4:34 pm #

      Well, there’s no Rick Roll this time, just a history of April Fool’s Day. But I still didn’t fool you!

    • Denny Burk April 2, 2012 at 4:35 pm #

      By the way, I don’t know about you, but I am still dejected about the BCS Championship. I don’t know if I’ll ever stop licking my wounds on that one.

  8. Steve Hayes April 3, 2012 at 1:39 pm #

    Yeah, that game was such a bummer. So many frustrating aspects, but the worst part for me was getting shut out. HumilIating!

    I’m over it, though. This year will be special!

    • Denny Burk April 4, 2012 at 10:18 am #

      Steve, if you were coaching, what would you have done differently? It seems to me that Miles have up on the passing game together. He should have either put Jarrett Lee in the game or forced Jefferson to do some down the field passes. That would have been the only way to loosen up Bama’s defense, which was able to suffocate us at the line because they did have to defend the pass.

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