Boston College To Seek Medical Redshirt For Montel Harris

Montel Harris' season is over according to a release from Boston College.  Harris returned briefly for two games this season against UMass and Wake Forest, just long enough to break the school's single season rushing record, before his knee injuries flared up again, causing him to have to shut it down for the year.

The school announced that they will be seeking a medical red-shirt waiver for Harris so that he could return next season and complete his full eligibility.

The medical red-shirt is by no means a guarantee as it is arbitrarily decided by the NCAA who to grant them to.  The most recent example is Houston quarterback Case Keenum, who received one last year after tearing his ACL early in the season.

Harris tore his meniscus in his knee at the end of the 2010 season and missed all of spring and summer training camps.  Many questioned whether he was being rushed back before he was fully healed to help the struggling team.

The deal is also planning to apply for a medical waiver for defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.