Ocean State University (OSU) has 105 student-athletes participating in preseason football practice. This is the limit for an FBS institution. Unfortunately, one of the student-athletes has voluntarily quit the team and will no longer be participating in preseason practice.
Can OSU replace this student-athlete with another for the remainder of the preseason practice? Yes. NCAA Bylaw 188.8.131.52.2.1 states that a student-athlete who has voluntarily withdrawn from an institution’s team, has departed the practice site and no longer will engage in any preseason activities may be replaced with another student-athlete without including that individual in the institution’s 105-participant preseason practice limitation. (Adopted: 1/10/95)
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