James Madison quarterback Justin Thorpe has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
He'll be considered a red-shirt junior for the remainder of this season, and will be allowed to play next year.
Thorpe has started all four games for the Dukes this season leading JMU to a 3-1 record.
He is 14-6 as a starter.
Thorpe missed most of the 2008 and 2010 seasons with injuries.
The Dukes host Towson Saturday at 1pm.