August 2, 2007

DL not cleared to report to UM today

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Hurricane DL signee Adewale Ojomo had held out hope that he would be reporting with the rest of the UM freshman class today.

But it didn't happen.

He says the hangup is three night school courses he took that need to have paperwork cleared by the NCAA. He says he got all A's and B's in those classes.

"The paperwork was sent in yesterday (by Hialeah High School)," Ojomo said.

Once the paperwork is received, Ojomo said the typical time he's been told it takes for it to clear is two weeks.

He hopes that can be expedited in his case.

"As soon as the information is there the sooner I'll be on campus," Ojomo said. "I'm not disappointed; it's just an obstacle I have to overcome."

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