Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced today that Michael Richardson, the overly intense student assistant who hit two West Virginia players during yesterday's Liberty Bowl, has been dismissed from the team.

Richardson, who became an assistant coach after suffering a career-ending neck injury in 2012, put out an apology earlier this afternoon:

It wasn't enough. Kevin Sumlin put out a statement on Richardson's dismissal:

As for Daryl Worley, one of the players smacked by Richardson, he was furious last night, but was more gracious this morning: