Two Bowling Green football players, senior WR Eugene Cooper and senior safety Jovan Leacock, will not play for the Falcons game at West Virginia Saturday.
The university released the following statement:
"Wide receiver Eugene Cooper and defensive back Jovan Leacock did not travel with the Bowling Green State University football team to West Virginia and have been ruled ineligible to play due to a non-academic issue. Through a normal review of student-athlete data, the BGSU compliance office discovered late Thursday that Cooper and Leacock, although academically eligible, failed to complete the certification process with the NCAA Eligibility Center. The BGSU Department of Athletics is working with the NCAA and expects the situation to be resolved in the upcoming week and that both Cooper and Leacock will be cleared to play again soon."