Buckeyes dismiss Canton-native running back

Ohio State Buckeyes running back Bri'onte Dunn against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the 2016 Fiesta Bowl.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State has dismissed running back Bri’onte Dunn from the football team for a violation of team rules.

Coach Urban Meyer announced Dunn’s dismissal in a statement Monday that did not specify the violation.

Dunn, a running back from Canton, had one season of eligibility remaining. He graduated in May with his degree in sports industry. He had 15 carries for 95 yards and a touchdown last season for the Buckeyes.