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Official: Texas LB Deoundrei Davis no longer with team

Posted September 5th, 2014

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Texas linebacker Deoundrei Davis is no longer with the team, according to a school official. However, no explanation was given as to why the redshirt freshman left.

Davis was once ranked the 91st best player in the nation by Rivals.com coming out of Cypress Woods. However, he never played for the Longhorns. Davis spent last season rehabilitating a knee injury suffered in high school. He did not play in last week’s season opener against North Texas.

Texas coach Charlie Strong has now dismissed seven players from last year’s roster and suspended four others. In early August, Strong confirmed that another player was leaving football because of health reasons.

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Strong suspended starting offensive tackles Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle for this week’s game against BYU. That announcment was made late Wednesday. Receiver Daje Johnson and safety Josh Turner will be suspended again this week after missing last week’s opener against North Texas. It’s unknown when any of those four players will be allowed back on the field at this point.

Davis could not be immediately reached.

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