Football: Maynard, one more time

One final installment on the non-story that would not die.

I received a couple emails since Tuesday suggesting that the answer I got from Cal regarding quarterback Zach Maynard’s eligibility could be an example of creative semantics. Both inquiries suggested I wasn’t getting the complete and correct answer from Cal.

So, I asked the question again — many different ways — and was told that Maynard isĀ eligible (academically and otherwise) as of this moment, faces no suspensions of any kind for any duration during the 2012 season and, barring something that has not yet happened, will be under center for the Sept. 1 opener.

Obviously, every player on the team must get through the spring and summer in the classroom in order to be eligible. That does not apply to just Maynard.

As of this moment, unless something changes, Maynard is eligible to play spring ball and the 2012 football season.

Jeff Faraudo