I don't think there is a deadline. He can transfer to
by rick (2014-12-31 13:09:56)

In reply to: Question about the rules for 5th year transfers  posted by irisharab

another FBS school and play next year if he graduates from ND and enrolls in a graduate program at the new school. The graduate program can't be offered at ND, and ND has to release him.
He can transfer to a FCS school without sitting out the year.