Missouri dismisses DGB from football team

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ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, once heralded as the No. 1 recruit in the nation out of high school, has been kicked off the team.

The move was announced Friday, a day after police in Columbia, Mo., said no charges would be filed in a suspected burglary because of reluctant witnesses fearing retaliation.

Green-Beckham was suspended indefinitely from the team on Monday for unspecified violation of team rules.

Coach Gary Pinkel said in a statement that Green-Beckham needs to be focused on getting help, and that the school would do all it could to help the player.

Green-Beckham led Missouri with 59 receptions as a sophomore last season and scored 12 touchdowns, including a school single-game record of four scores against Kentucky.

9 comments

  • JIM

    These are Mike Alden’s programs as usual have heard nothing from him; The buck stops in Aldenville assume in hibernation til something good happens

  • anne

    it would be nice if more players got kicked off the team instead of bringing them back… people need to be held accountable… money seems to buy a lot of silence

  • "Just my opinion"

    “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.”

    (Heywood Broun – American journalist)

  • Ram

    What’s that old saying ” You can take the boy out of the hood, but you cannot take the hood out of the boy” What a shame for him, he had it all and blew it, while others can only dream of having the chance he had.

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