Two Players Dimissed From UK Football Team

01/09/2013 11:25 AM

UK announced today that a pair of cornerbacks, Marcus Caffey and Jonathan Reed, have been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules.

Caffey, rated among the top 40 running backs in the country coming out of high school, was expected to be UK’s top defensive back last season before becoming academically inelgible.

Reed did not see action as a freshman after arriving at UK as a three-star prospect out of Indianapolis.

Also, according to Kyle Tucker of the Louisville Courier-Journal, UK head coach Mark Stoops is still gathering the facts related to the arrest of freshman offensive lineman T.J. Jones in South Carolina this week. No discipline has been handed out yet.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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