FSU dismisses star punt returner
Published: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:22 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 11:22 a.m.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State has kicked senior cornerback and punt return specialist Greg Reid off the football team.
Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Reid’s dismissal Wednesday for what he described as a violation of team rules.
The dismissal comes three weeks after Reid’s latest encounter with authorities. Reid was charged with marijuana possession after being stopped by a Georgia state trooper near his home in Valdosta.
Reid was arrested last year on charges of resisting arrest and perjury. Prosecutors eventually dropped the charges.
The 21-year-old Reid led the nation in punt returns his freshman season and had two interceptions and 32 tackles last season.
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