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Russell Shepard ruled ineligible

Posted: Updated: Aug 25, 2011 03:56 PM CDT
Source: Nola.com Source: Nola.com
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU wide receiver Russell Shepard was declared ineligible by LSU for violation of an NCAA rule, it was announced Thursday.

LSU will seek reinstatement for Shepard, but he is expected to miss a number of games until the reinstatement can be considered by the NCAA. 

He can continue to practice with the team.

Shepard was found by the NCAA and LSU to be in violation of Bylaw 32.1.4. 

Shepard was determined to have discussed an NCAA inquiry with a teammate who was scheduled to meet with an NCAA representative and his actions were deemed to have violated NCAA protocol.

No timeline has been determined for the reinstatement process.

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