The NCAA continues to be its own worst enemy.
Former Coastal Carolina offensive lineman Brock Hoffman transferred to Virginia Tech following the 2018 college football season.
The NCAA requires non-graduate transfer players to sit for a season if they choose to transfer to an FBS program, unless they receive a waiver.
Hoffman attempted to receive a family medical hardship waiver from the NCAA, but was denied. He plans to appeal the decision and took to Twitter to vent his frustration.
Hoffman revealed his mother had a brain tumor removed and is still suffering from facial paralysis and eye sight issues.
He transferred to Virginia Tech so he could be closer to home and help take care of her, but now has to sit out the 2019 college football season after being denied a waiver.
He pleaded with Hokie Nation to help him in his appeal process.
— Brock (@BrockHoffman76) April 23, 2019
Several quarterbacks received a waiver from the NCAA to play immediately with their new school. Justin Fields transferred to Ohio State from Georgia, forcing Tate Martell to transfer from Ohio State to Miami.
Both were ruled immediately eligible by the NCAA.
Hoffman seems to have a legitimate reason to apply for a waiver, but was denied. College football fans trashed the NCAA for its decision.
The former two-star recruit started all 12 games for Coastal Carolina in 2018.