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Notes - Friedgen said wide receiver LaQuan Williams is academically ineligible and no longer in the program; Williams “possibly” could return, the coach said, though not this semester. …

Friedgen said he has yet to hear about cornerback Richard Taylor’s status as he seeks a medical hardship waiver.

“They’re very optimistic about that,” Friedgen said. “Normally, they’re very pessimistic about that, so maybe they know something I don’t.”