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UofL TE Suspended Indefinitely

Posted at 10:18 AM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 10:18:32-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A University of Louisville tight end has been suspended from the football team, according to WAVE 3 News.

“Kemari Averett has been suspended immediately from all football activities per further investigation,” head coach Bobby Petrino said in a statement distributed to local media Tuesday morning. “He will not have access to our facility or be involved in any team activities during this suspension.”

Petrino did not elaborate on what cause Averett to get suspended.

“I fully support Coach Petrino in his decision to immediately suspend Kemari Averett, per further investigation,” Vice-President/Director of Athletics Vince Tyra said in the statement. “We have high expectations for all of our student-athletes and inappropriate conduct will absolutely not be tolerated. “