Mark Helfrich desires much more 'fairness' in NCAA drug testing policy. Helfrich stated he'd been advised the Ducks had been the only one of your 4 CFP teams in which ended up subjected to the NCAA's random drug testing. A New failed team-administered test would also outcome in a team-administered punishment. (USATSI)Mark Helfrich desires a lot more 'fairness' within NCAA drug screening policy. Helfrich caused it to be obvious inside speaking towards the Oregonian that he's certainly not thrilled at not merely Carrington's circumstance yet in which players from your additional 3 Higher Education Football Playoff semifinalists are not in danger for the exact same suspensions. Carrington failed an NCAA-administered drug test your week of the Ducks' Rose Bowl earn over Florida State -- his father blamed secondhand marijuana smoke -- and in addition by NCAA rule the sophomore must miss 1 / 2 of the 2015 season.

"If one team is actually tested in the Higher Education Football Playoff, everybody needs to be tested within the Higher Education Football Playoff," he said. . Yet as Helfrich stated -- and as athletes such as ex-Michigan basketball star Mitch McGary could explain -- the sole reason the actual suspension looms therefore significant will be as the test happened to be offered through the NCAA.

According to the Oregonian, the particular NCAA's ruling on Carrington continues for you to be delayed through "confusion" more than whether as well as not new, less-punitive drug policies have been devote location quickly enough to warrant a reduction in his suspension. (USATSI)

According for you to's Dennis Dodd, Mark Helfrich confirmed from Pac-12 Football Media Times in which Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington remains in offseason limbo, still waiting on the outcomes in the Ducks' appeal about his behalf of your significant NCAA suspension