Cody Riggs to play for the Irish

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    Cody Riggs will play for Notre Dame next year.........
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    So why did he leave Florida?
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    He graduated UF and wanted to play cornerback for a shot at the NFL....he would not be playing corner at UF. It is a good move for him and ND will give him the exposure he needs. Smart business decision for him, I wish him well.
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    Would seem to make his grad school comment hold more water than some wanted to believe. I love UF, but that is probably an upgrade in those regards (of course, this depends entirely on the program).
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    Best of luck to him!
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    Good luck Cody! :)
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    At least he still gets to play the clowns next season!
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    Not a huge difference but there is one. ND is ranked 27th and UF is ranked 36th. However getting degrees from two good universities does help his network like he mentioned.
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    What a class act.

    If you haven't, read the link.

    Best of luck, Cody. Thanks for your efforts for the Gators.
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    Part of the transfer rule for players in his situation to be able to transfer is that the receiving school offers a Masters degree program not offered by the school the player is transferring from. Last I checked UF offered an MBA.
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    I was wondering how that was going to apply in this situation as well.
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    UF has five MBA concentrations. Maybe UF doesn't offer an MBA in his area of interest.
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    That's what I was thinking. I'm sure they just enroll into a concentration not offered and then take whatever classes they want after the season ends and eligibility is exhausted.
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    From the article--that is, from the article linked by Haddon, above (post #7).

    Here's link: http://college-football.si.com/2014/02/06/cody-riggs-florida-transfer/

    As far as departures go, this is about as honorable a way to handle it as I can think of--and for about as honorable a reason, too.

    All the best, Mr. Riggs.
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    I thought that as long as the player graduated and had eligibility left, he was good to go (that is, to play the next year). Am I mistaken here?
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    Can' say that I blame him, but it shows he's not a team guy. He left us, I wish him nothing.
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