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Ole Miss Benches Laremy Tunsil As Precaution Against NCAA Process

Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss’ starting tackle and a probable future top-five pick in the NFL draft, was held out of today’s season opener against Tennessee-Martin in what the school called a “precautionary measure.” Tunsil and his stepfather Lindsey Miller filed domestic violence charges against each other after a confrontation in June, where Tunsil punched Miller, allegedly in defense of his mother. They dropped the claims last month, but Miller claimed that Tunsil accepted a ride from an agent that night.

It’s a stupid rule, but Tunsil would technically be in violation of NCAA regulations if it turns out Miller’s allegations are true. The school released the following statement:


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