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Duke CB Burton dismissed from team

Posted October 16, 2012

— Duke redshirt freshman cornerback Tim Burton has been dismissed from the team for violation of program policy, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Tuesday.

A native of Hollywood, Fla., Burton played in Duke’s first seven games of the year and registered seven total tackles and a pair of pass breakups. He also returned 13 kickoffs for 260 yards for a 20.0 yards per return average.

Duke hosts North Carolina on Saturday night at Wallace Wade Stadium. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m., and tickets are available at GoDuke.com.

 

 

 

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  • bbcoach9596 Oct 17, 2012

    It was his 2nd chance and he fail it.Most schools will give a player a 3rd chance but not 2 in 1 year.He did the right thing.Now Now tob will keep his dope players on the team as we all know.UNC will throw their dope palyers off after the 2nd test.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Oct 17, 2012

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    Since when did a State player get charged with multiple felonies, and it not get mentioned in the media?

  • RaleighPirate Oct 17, 2012

    Good move by Coach Cut. He seems like he is trying to run a clean program.

  • baldchip Oct 17, 2012

    Way to go Coach Cut. Duke programs are a fine example of what
    needs to be done and how things need to be handled.

    Other coaches and administrations need to watch and model what they see.

  • kmor2012 Oct 17, 2012

    good move....kick him off. I sure dont want to be like those Cheaters down the road and keep players on a team at all cost.

  • DooksucksV3 Oct 17, 2012

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    Yet when the State player was charged with multiple felonies, not a word from the media. Bias much?

  • DooksucksV3 Oct 17, 2012

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    Says the person from the school with the second largest academic scandal in college history.

    Of course, you always have the fake treatments of your hospital to fall back on.

  • DooksucksV3 Oct 17, 2012

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    Yep, respect for both.

  • 903 mens national championships Oct 17, 2012

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    http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/09/23/2364024/unc-football-walk-on-charged-with.html

  • millerman0421 Oct 16, 2012

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    They could get arrested like the Duke players, dumba$$.

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