FIU kicks leading rusher off team

Kedrick Rhodes dismissed from Panthers

MIAMI – Florida International University has kicked its leading rusher off the football team.

The school released a statement, saying: "FIU Athletics has announced running back Kedrick Rhodes has been dismissed from the football program due to a violation of team policy."

The school did not specify which policy.

However, a published report indicated that Rhodes was arrested over the weekend, accused of discharging a weapon on school property.

Rhodes led the Panthers with 717 yards last season.

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