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Matthew Baldwin Now Eligible to Play at TCU This Season After Successful Appeal to NCAA

Matthew Baldwin is eligible to play for TCU this season after all.

Following TCU's season-opening win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday, Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson told reporters that Baldwin's reconsideration request for immediate eligibility has been granted by the NCAA.

This is big: #TCU's Gary Patterson says postgame that Ohio State transfer QB Matthew Baldwin has had his waiver appeal granted by the NCAA.

— Dean Straka (@DWStraka49) September 1, 2019

Baldwin's initial request for a waiver for immediate eligibility was denied last month, but upon his appeal, the NCAA opted to reconsider and allow the former Ohio State quarterback to forgo the one-year waiting period for a transfer.