June 1st, 2018 | by CollegeAD

SEC ruling likely improved the Florida Gators’ passing game on Friday, paving the way for Ole Miss transfer receiver Van Jefferson to play this season. The conference voted to allow players to transfer from a school facing NCAA sanctions to another institution within the conference without sitting out a season. The NCAA still must grant Jefferson a waiver. UF, the SEC and the NCAA would not offer a timetable for a waiver decision. Due to the controversial nature of the rule change, the SEC had lengthy discussion about it. The SEC at one point divided the proposal into two pieces. The league also considered withholding postseason revenue from schools hit with a postseason ban. – Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel. Read More.

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