Wake Forest running back Josh Harris ruled ineligible

Thursday August 1st, 2013

(Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images) Wake Forest's leading rusher Josh Harris was ruled ineligible, though the Demon Deacons are seeking an NCAA waiver. (Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images)

Wake Forest running back Josh Harris has been ruled ineligible for his senior season, the school announced Thursday.

The team begins practice for fall camp on Friday.

Spokesman Steve Shutt said the school has asked the NCAA for a waiver to restore his eligibility and the Demon Deacons hope to receive an answer in the next two weeks. Shutt declined to say if Harris' eligibility issues related to academics, citing Wake Forest's policy on student privacy.

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