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Report: UGA dismisses linebacker Brenton Cox

UGA insiders at UGASports.com were the first to break the news of Cox's dismissal

ATHENS, Ga. — Brenton Cox is no longer a part of Georgia's football team, per a report from UGA insiders at UGASports.com.

Georgia reportedly dismissed Cox, a Stockbridge native, on Sunday.

When asked what he expects from Cox this season at today's media availability, Bulldogs' defensive coordinator Dan Lanning answered "That's a good question. I would actually leave that up to Coach Smart at this time."

As of right now, the reasons for Cox's dismissal are unclear. He faced a possible suspension following a misdemeanor arrest for marijuana possession in April.

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Cox made 20 tackles, two for loss and one sack as a freshman. He played in 13 of the Bulldogs' 14 games last season and started once.

Follow along for more updates to this story as they become available.


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