Miami Suspends Three Players Ahead of Season Opener
The Miami Hurricanes are set to kickoff its season against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday. One hour prior to kickoff the Hurricanes program announced the suspension of three players.
According to Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports, the Hurricanes have suspended tight end Larry Hodges, running back Jaylan Knighton and safety Avantae Williams.
Hodges is a redshirt freshman, Knighton and Williams are true freshman The three players have been suspended for multiple games this season. Only Knighton was slated to see playing time according to the depth chart.
Hodges was arrested for carrying a concealed firearm and possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana in March and was suspended for the Miami Spring Game.
Alabama will take on Miami at 2:30 p.m. CT on ABC and can be heard live on the Tide1009App.