An Arizona State punter was granted a waiver Wednesday to return to college after going undrafted — an obvious first in NCAA football historical past.
Michael Turk signed with an agent and entered the NFL Draft earlier this yr however was not chosen and he didn’t signal with a group. Arizona State filed a particular waiver, citing the coronavirus pandemic as stopping Turk from getting a reputable probability to showcase his expertise, the Arizona Republic reported.
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There was no Arizona State professional day nor did Turk have a non-public exercise due to the pandemic. He was ready to attend the NFL Mix in Indianapolis.
A college spokesman advised the newspaper the waiver was accepted and he was going to return to college. It’s thought to have been the primary time the NCAA granted a waiver for somebody who signed with an agent and declared for the draft to obtain their eligibility again.
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“By the grace of God I’ve received my 2 years of eligibility back at ASU. Things are crazy and evil in this world but Jesus overcame the world! Put your trust in Him!” Turk tweeted.
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Turk set a file final season for the averaged yards punted towards Kent State. He averaged 63 yards in 5 tries in that sport.