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    Reason for No Sed Johnson

    If I had to guess why Sed isn't playing for the basketball team it would be because he is on scholarship with the football team.

    If I remember the rules correctly, you can only have so many scholarship players on your team. Whether those scholarships come from the football program or the basketball program, you are limited on the number of scholarship players that you can have.

    I may be wrong but that is my guess.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    If I had to guess why Sed isn't playing for the basketball team it would be because he is on scholarship with the football team.

    If I remember the rules correctly, you can only have so many scholarship players on your team. Whether those scholarships come from the football program or the basketball program, you are limited on the number of scholarship players that you can have.

    I may be wrong but that is my guess.
    I thought he was transfering from ISU



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Or, he just doesn't want to and would rather focus on football.
    I don't think the scholarship thing is correct. If he has a football scholarship, that counts for football. He should be able to walk on and play basketball without wasting a basketball scholarship.
    I don't think an academic scholarship counts towards your scholarship number.


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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Or, he just doesn't want to and would rather focus on football.
    I don't think the scholarship thing is correct. If he has a football scholarship, that counts for football. He should be able to walk on and play basketball without wasting a basketball scholarship.
    I don't think an academic scholarship counts towards your scholarship number.

    The way I remember it is that if you play multiple sports, the scholarship counts against the sport with the least number of scholarships available.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    The way I remember it is that if you play multiple sports, the scholarship counts against the sport with the least number of scholarships available.
    I thought it was the other way around. If a scholarshipt athlete played football, it counted against football. Otherwise you'd have football programs that got people Track or Golf or Swimming scholarships and use for football.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Or, he just doesn't want to and would rather focus on football.
    I don't think the scholarship thing is correct. If he has a football scholarship, that counts for football. He should be able to walk on and play basketball without wasting a basketball scholarship.
    I don't think an academic scholarship counts towards your scholarship number.
    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    The way I remember it is that if you play multiple sports, the scholarship counts against the sport with the least number of scholarships available.
    Wasn't there something to this effect in one of the new track facility threads? I seem to remember there being some sort of rule like bawbie stated to prevent using FB wide receivers in track and so-on.


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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    Wasn't there something to this effect in one of the new track facility threads? I seem to remember there being some sort of rule like bawbie stated to prevent using FB wide receivers in track and so-on.
    Problem is that you see football players run track. Tim Dwight and Denard Robinson come to mind.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by clone52 View Post
    Problem is that you see football players run track. Tim Dwight and Denard Robinson come to mind.
    I must have it backwards. Sorry.


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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Or, he just doesn't want to and would rather focus on football.
    I don't think the scholarship thing is correct. If he has a football scholarship, that counts for football. He should be able to walk on and play basketball without wasting a basketball scholarship.
    I don't think an academic scholarship counts towards your scholarship number.
    Actually, I think you may be wrong here. I remember in the 80's there was a minor dustup about Nebraska giving out track and swimming scholarships to football players in order to get more scholorships on the team, so some policies were put in place.

    I'm not sure about accademic scholarships though. If I remember correctly, though, Ross Marsden was on an Acc. Scholarship.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    The way I remember it is that if you play multiple sports, the scholarship counts against the sport with the least number of scholarships available.
    This is the way I remembered it as well.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Here are the rules:

    http://www.ncaapublications.com/prod...loads/D111.pdf

    Pages 212-213:

    15.5.9.1 Football. [FBS/FCS] In football, a counter who was recruited and/or offered financial aid to participate in football and who participates (practices or competes) in football and one or more sports (including basketball) shall be counted in football. A counter who was not recruited and/or offered financial aid to participate in football and who competes in football and one or more sports (including basketball) shall be
    counted in football.

    15.5.9.2 Basketball. A counter who practices or competes in basketball and one or more other sports (other than football) shall be counted in basketball.
    Other sports are also covered.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Here are the rules:

    http://www.ncaapublications.com/prod...loads/D111.pdf

    Pages 212-213:



    Other sports are also covered.
    So, to summarize: If you have a scholarship and play football and another sport the scholarship goes against football. If you have a scholarship and play basketball and another sport (except football) the scholarship goes against basketball. The NCAA actually made a rule that makes sense!

    And that rules out the scholarship reason for Sed. I'm betting CPR said no way.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    isn't this all a moot point because last i knew he was leaving ISU-at least according to this board.



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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    Quote Originally Posted by Gnomeborg View Post
    Actually, I think you may be wrong here. I remember in the 80's there was a minor dustup about Nebraska giving out track and swimming scholarships to football players in order to get more scholorships on the team, so some policies were put in place.

    I'm not sure about accademic scholarships though. If I remember correctly, though, Ross Marsden was on an Acc. Scholarship.
    Was Paul Shirley on academic scholarship when he first came too?


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    Re: Reason for No Sed Johnson

    It definitely would not be a basketball scholarship issue because we should have 1 open with Phillips leaving. I'm guessing the reason would be CPR didn't want to have him risk injury or possibly Sed just doesn't have the desire to play BB right now.


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