"It is one of these evolving private situations between Sean, his family and the courts and the university," Diaco said to media Monday morning. "I am clued in because they have tried to keep me in the loop but I am more clued into the university process because we are working together.
"We are in an appeals process with the school, he is not presently allowed to be a student right now. He is an appeals process to see how that is going to move forward. That shouldn't take too much longer."
McQuillan, who will be in Rockville Superior Court on Tuesday to face charges on an alleged assault in May, has been barred from classes after his arrest. McQuillan is appealing the university decision and will also have to deal with the felony assault charge.
McQuillan isn't enrolled in classes, and if he doesn't return will leave a big hole on the field.
The Huskies have rising sophomore tights ends in Tommy Myers and Alec Bloom, but neither has the experience of McQuillan.