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Jerome Junior kicked off UConn football team for violation of team rules

Junior safety Jerome Junior is no longer a member of the UConn football team after an unspecified violation of team rules. He played in 11 of UConn's 12 games last year, recording 60 tackles and one interception. Here's the release from UConn:

STORRS, Conn. (February 16, 2012) - University of Connecticut safety Jerome Junior (Baltimore, Md.) has been suspended from the team for a violation of team rules. He is no longer enrolled at the University and will not be for the fall 2012 semester as well. Junior was to be a redshirt senior this fall. He had 60 tackles in 2011, which was fourth on the team. The University will have no further comment on this matter.