Everett Golson is leaving
But that doesn't mean he can play for just any school in the fall. In fact, his options might be rather limited.
According to a Fox Sports report from this weekend, Notre Dame will not release Golson to any of the teams it will play next season. That would rule out Texas, rumored to be one of Golson's top choices, as well as Virginia,
In addition, the report says, the Fighting Irish intend to block Golson from transferring to some Big Ten teams.
And then there's the SEC, which has a rule that prohibits the transfer of athletes with less than two years of eligibility remaining if they have been subject to disciplinary action by university or athletics department.
That could prevent Golson from going to two other schools he's said to be considering,
Suddenly it appears as if there are a lot of restrictions on a player who seemed to have the freedom to go anywhere he wanted a week ago. Now it looks like Golson only has 90 or so FBS schools to choose from — poor guy.