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TU's Nelson Ruled Academically Ineligible For Season Opener

The University of Tulsa announced today that senior safety Demarco Nelson will sit out the 2013 season opener at Bowling Green on Thursday night. Nelson is academically ineligible to compete per the NCAA's Progress Towards Degree Requirement.

Nelson's eligibility for the remainder of the season is pending review after an appeal was submitted by the University Tuesday.

Nelson is a four-year senior from Glenpool, Oklahoma.