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Chris Badger, who prepped at Timpview High School, is immediately eligible to play for BYU after his transfer from Notre Dame.

PROVO — Notre Dame transfer Chris Badger is immediately eligible to play this season at BYU, the NCAA has ruled.

The NCAA approved Thursday a waiver request by BYU on behalf of Badger, who is a safety. The former Timpview High star enrolled at Notre Dame after his LDS mission. He sat out last season at Notre Dame.

Badger transferred to BYU and has been practicing with the Cougars since the end of August.