Notre Dame's DaVaris Daniels, Ishaq Williams learn their fates

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More of the Frozen Five appear to have received their rulings from Notre Dame's honor code committee.

Phillip Daniels, the father of suspended Irish wide receiver DaVaris Daniels, posted the following on Twitter Tuesday morning:

"Finally after over 4 months my son got an answer! He is done at Notre Dame and will weigh his options for the future! #HeIsNDNoMore"

Philip Daniels, though, later sent out this message on Twitter.

"There is an option for DaVaris to return in 2015 and that is being considered as well. Sometimes you gotta see through the fog!"

DaVaris Daniels on Tuesday tweeted the following in two separate posts.

"Thanks to everyone who supported, I appreciate and now it's time to strap up for bigger things!"

"Not looking to transfer. ND was my team. ND is where my heart was. Unfortunately my time here is done, ready for my future."

Irish coach Brian Kelly, at his weekly press conference, said he had not seen the tweet, and said that the senior defensive end Ishaq Williams will not play this year but would like to return for a fifth year in 2015. Last week, cornerback KeiVarae Russell said that he will not play this year but plans to return next season.

"(Williams) would like to be back as well," Kelly said.

Daniels, a 6-2, 203-pound senior at Notre Dame, has been sidelined since Aug. 15 as a result of the academic fraud investigation. Daniels was previously suspended from the school for the 2014 spring semester for a separate academic issue.

Three of the suspended players — defensive end Ishaq Williams, safety Eilar Hardy and linebacker Kendall Moore — have yet to comment publicly on the results of the investigation. Cornerback KeiVarae Russell announced last week that he would miss the remainder of the 2014 season but expressed plans to return in 2015.

Stay tuned to NDInsider.com as we uncover more details.

Notre Dame wide receiver DaVaris Daniels (10) breaks away for a touchdown during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Notre Dame. (SBT File Photo)