In College Football, a player may only play for 4 seasons. Redshirt is a freshman that may be on scholarship, but because of depth the school doesn't want to play them and wants them to be on the team for practices, etc. This means they still have 4 years of eligibility to play for the school.
If you play one inning you cannot be redshirted. Baseball is different from football.
yes anyone can be redshirted for any academic problems because without proper grades there is no sports for college players
'92-'96; he redshirted one season.
He will redshirt unless Tebow is injured.
If they are a redshirted freshman this can happen
You have four years of original eligibility. You can gain a fifth year of eligibility by redshirting, which means you can practice and dress out for games with the team but cannot participate in any game during season or post-season play. If a player that has been redshirted plays in a game during his redshirted year, he will lose his fifth year of eligibility and is no longer redshirted.
6' 7" Victor Dean at Fresno State a redshirted freshman is currently the tallest college receiver
It has to do with whether or not he was redshirted as a freshman. If he was redshirted, that means he did not play in any games during his first year at the college. Players are eligible to play in actual games for 4 years, those years are freshman, sophomore, junior, senior. If they redshirt, by the time they are team "seniors" they have actually been on the team for 5 years, thus "5th year." If a freshman doesn't redshirt, then he is referred to as a "true freshman." I assume this is the same for transfer players, but don't know.
You must either be a Junior or a Sophomore (Redshirted).
No. In 2004 NCAA Division III schools adopted a policy of "no redshirting" for all sports. The only exceptions are "hardship" situations, generally limited to season-ending injuries suffered early in the season.
You can enter the NFL Draft with three years of college education. Many football players will redshirt as a freshman which is the NCAA legal way of giving a student five eligible years of football at college. You may see people enter the draft as a sophomore, however the redshirted so it is actually their 3rd year in college.