Attorney: OU linebacker Mike Balogun isn't likely to have his eligibility certified

Jake Trotter Modified: September 4, 2009 at 9:40 pm •  Published: September 4, 2009

The attorney for Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun told The Oklahoman on Friday night he doesn't believe the NCAA will certify Balogun's eligibility.

"I do not believe the certification staff recommended certification," Woody Glass wrote in an e-mail. "I have not been provided anything in writing setting forth their position. I am trying to get that information."

If Balogun is not certified by the NCAA, his chances of playing for OU again are slim, though Glass could pursue a permanent injunction against the NCAA and seek damages.

Balogun did not travel with the team to Arlington, Texas, this weekend for OU's game against Brigham Young.


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