Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin has dismissed linebacker Darian Claiborne and defensive tackle Isaiah Golden from the team.
Claiborne, a freshman, was suspended in December after he was arrested on charges of possession of a dangerous drug and possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.
He tied for the team lead with 89 tackles and missed the Chick-Fil-A Bowl.
Golden, also a freshman, was arrested in February on a charge of marijuana possession. He started six of the 11 games he played last season. He started six of the 11 games he played last season.
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“These two individuals have failed to meet the high expectations and standards that we have for our football players and as representatives of this university,” Sumlin said in a written statement. “These two players have exhibited a pattern of behavior that we will not tolerate at Texas A&M.