Back in May, Myles Sims announced that he'd be transferring from Michigan to Georgia Tech. Unfortunately for the former four-star recruit, he wasn't granted immediate eligibility.
Since the NCAA denied immediate eligibility, Sims' family has directed their attention toward Michigan.
Katrina Sims, Myles' mother, believes the Wolverines are responsible for her son not receiving eligibility for this year. She thinks the program wasn't completely honest in their statement about his transfer.
The Sims family thought they went through every necessary step throughout the transfer process. Clearly, the NCAA didn't see enough documentation to grant him his eligibility waiver.
While the decision the NCAA made is final, the Sims family is letting their frustration be heard.
“The disappointment is in knowing that they included just a few words outside of what we said to mislead the NCAA in their decision-making,” Katrina Sims, Myles’ mother, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. “Whether that weighed in heavily or not on the documentation that we provided, we take issue with that.”
“That’s why we’re so upset, because we exceeded what (the NCAA) wanted from us,” Merrick told the AJC. “Because they asked us for the documentation and we gave them the legitimate documentation.”
Several players were granted immediate eligibility from the NCAA, but Sims was one of the few unable to win his appeal.
It would be a poor look for Michigan if it did try to mislead the NCAA. Yet, there isn't any legitimate proof that the program made that attempt.