Tech panel denies Brewer appeal, blocking transfer to Texas or TCU

Texas Tech on Thursday rejected quarterback Michael Brewer’s appeal to transfer without restriction, almost a month to the day after denying a similar plea by quarterback Baker Mayfield.

Brewer, who left the program at the beginning of the spring semester, was denied permission to contact Texas and TCU and sought to have that overruled.

Tech released the following statement after making its ruling:

“According to faculty athletics representative Brian Shannon, on Thursday, Feb. 13, a panel of Texas Tech’s Athletics Council heard Michael Brewer’s appeal concerning the Texas Tech coaching staff’s denial of permission to contact and the one-time transfer exception with regard to the University of Texas and TCU. The five-member panel upheld the head coach’s decision and denied Michael’s appeal. The decision was consistent with Texas Tech and Big 12 Conference policy and practice regarding intraconference transfers and consistent with NCAA rules.”

Brewer, from Austin Lake Travis, was a sophomore in 2013 and announced at the beginning of the spring semester he will leave the program. He has remained on campus to complete his bachelor’s degree in May.

On Jan. 10, Tech denied Mayfield’s appeal regarding Oklahoma. Mayfield enrolled at OU, however, and plans to join the Sooners as a walk-on, coach Bob Stoops said last week.

However, transfers within the Big 12 forfeit a year of eligibility, meaning Mayfield would be a junior when he is able to play again.


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Did Brewer really expect to win this appeal?

Baker already was denied this appeal, so I don't really understand why Michael would expect for it to be granted.

I feel for Brewer; he's a good guy and had a run of bad luck. But the injury which cost him his starting job was apparently his own fault and something that wasn't because of football. And it's just bad timing that he couldn't get well in time to keep the starting job and Webb apparently ascended at just the right time.

Brewer already sent out a tweet saying "what goes around comes around" indicating he's bitter. He's probably better off just trying to accept that things didn't workout, but if he's going to be bitter he needs to look in the mirror since his injury had nothing to do with football or Tech.


So 99

inform inquiring minds to the knowledge you are artfully dodging. What happened? Who witnessed? Just when did this occur? Where did the alleged injury happened?

See Mr. 99? Who what when where and how aren't just terms bandied about--but valid questions pertinent to the truth surrounding Mr.



Excellent post. Everything you have posted has been reported many times. I even read about his tweet today on another website.

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