TALLAHASSEE, FL: Greg Reid #5 of the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Tallahassee, Florida.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State has kicked senior cornerback and punt return specialist Greg Reid off the football team.
Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Reid's dismissal Wednesday for what he described as a violation of team rules. Fisher had no other comment.
The dismissal comes three weeks after Reid's latest encounter with authorities. Reid was charged with marijuana possession after being stopped by a Georgia state trooper near his home in Valdosta.
Reid was arrested last year on charges of resisting arrest and perjury charges. Prosecutors eventually dropped the charges.
The 21-year-old Reid led the nation in punt returns his freshman season and had two interceptions and 32 tackles last season.
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