CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami kicked senior safety Ray-Ray Armstrong off the football team Wednesday, and said it would give him a full release should he decide to transfer.
Armstrong was suspended for four games at the start of last season because he broke NCAA rules by accepting gifts from a former Miami booster. He missed another game later in the season while the school checked if other violations were committed when Armstrong had dinner with a friend who works in a public relations firm that handles professional athletes.
Miami will allow Armstrong to remain on scholarship at the school, if he desires.
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Armstrong had 34 tackles in seven games last season for Miami.
The Hurricanes have been involved in an NCAA investigation for about a year into compliance practices.