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Georgia dismisses starting safety Tray Matthews

By The Associated Press
ATHENS -- Georgia coach Mark Richt says starting safety Tray Matthews won't return to the team in 2014.<br /> <br /> Richt, who did not say why Matthews has been dismissed, didn't mention the player's status while speaking with reporters earlier Tuesday but made the announcement in a statement several hours later.<br /> <br /> The coach says, "We are trying to make room for guys who want to do things right."<br /> <br /> Matthews and three former Georgia teammates are scheduled to be arraigned in Athens-Clarke County court Thursday after being charged three months ago with illegally cashing scholarship checks.<br /> <br /> Matthews, who started six of the eight games he played as a freshman, had 23 solo tackles. He missed five games with a hamstring injury.<br /> <br /> Matthews' Twitter account said he plans to transfer to Auburn or Louisville.
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