Court revives lawsuit for ex-student who sued to play football

Updated: March 19, 2008, 7:30 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Jonathan Parker is 38 and hasn't been a student for several years, but he is waging a seven-year-old legal fight to play college football for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Parker was 31 when he sued the university's board of supervisors for age discrimination in 2001, claiming the school told him he was too old to play football for the Ragin' Cajuns.

U.S. District Judge Tucker Melancon tossed Parker's case last year, but an appeals court revived it Tuesday on ...

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