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Supplemental draft on hold

 The NFL's supplemental draft that was originally scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed, which means that there's still no decision on whether former Ohio State star quarterback Terrelle Pryor is eligible. No new date has been announced for the supplemental draft

Pryor has been seeking a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to state his case for why he should be declared eligible, and Goodell is still reviewing the circumstances of the case. The rule of the supplemental draft are as follows: "To be eligible for a supplemental draft, a player's petition for special eligibility must be approved by the League office and his name promulgated to clubs."

But the league hasn't made that call. Pryor was suspended by the school and the NCAA for the first five games of the 2011 season for accepting improper benefits. The situation led to the eventual resignation of head coach Jim Tressel on May 30.
Pryor tied the school record with 57 touchdown passes, and he's Ohio State's all-time leading rusher at quarterback with 2,164 yards.

Other players already deemed eligible for the supplemental draft are former Georgia running back Caleb King, former Northern Illinois safety Tracy Wilson, former Western Carolina cornerback Torez Jones, former Lindenwood University defensive end Keenan Mace, and former North Carolina defensive end Michael McAdoo.


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