This isn't something that was generally known, at least not by me:
The initial appeal in front of the Division I Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee was upheld, but Kentucky then filed a last-ditch appeal based on the Newton case — in which the football star is allowed to play because the NCAA ruled he was unaware of the pay-for-play scenario put forth by his father.
Apparently, the original appeal upheld the decision by the staff, but then a new appeal based on Cam Newton was filed, I'm guessing, pretty much contemporaneously.
Don't get your hopes up. But you can cross your fingers, toes, and pretty much anything else if you want ...