Even as Indiana adds players to its possible 2009 football recruiting class, it found out it is losing a 6-3 wide receiver that was supposed to join the team in August.
Marquelo Suel, who starred for Harding in Fort Wayne, did not qualify academically and now plans to attend Division II Northwood University in Michigan, according to the Fort Wayne News-Setinel.
In an article proclaiming him the newspaper’s choice for â€œPrepSports Boys Athlete of the Yearâ€ for his work in football, basketball and track, writer Reggie Hayes reports that Suel could not achieve an SAT score that would allow him to be accepted.
â€œIt was disappointing (to lose the Indiana scholarship) because I was trying to work harder than what I did before,â€ Suel told the paper. â€œBut I just couldnâ€™t get in. Now I just have to take a new route to achieve my goals.â€