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Ole Miss AD Reveals Why School Objected To Shea Patterson's Eligibility Request

A closeup of Shea Patterson throwing the ball for Ole Miss.

AUBURN, AL - OCTOBER 07: Shea Patterson #20 of the Mississippi Rebels looks to pass against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Transfer quarterback Shea Patterson requested his release from Ole Miss sevral months ago. Since then, he's picked a new program: Michigan, but we're still left wondering when Patterson will see the field. Well, after a recent ruling by Ole Miss, it might be a little more difficult to see the field in 2018.

On Monday it was revealed the Ross Bjork and Ole Miss reportedly objected to Shea Patterson's reasoning for a transfer from the school. According to Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports, Patterson’s lawyer, Thomas Mars, says that Ole Miss “formally objected” to Patterson’s assessment of the conditions in the program.

University of Mississippi athletic director Ross Bjork revealed why the school ruled in the fashion it did.

Dodd revealed the ruling could hurt Patterson's chances of being eligible for the 2018 season.

The objection recently sent to the NCAA could impact Patterson's ongoing transfer waiver appeal as he is looking to immediately become eligible to play for Michigan in 2018. The objection is part of a response delivered to the NCAA last month, according to attorney Thomas Mars.

Patterson's eligibility will go a long way to determining the Wolverines' success during the 2018 season. If he's able to play, Michigan gets an electric quarterback that threw for 2,259 yards and 17 touchdowns with nine interceptions in seven games last season.

He's recovering from a torn PCL he suffered in late October that caused him to miss the final five games of the season.