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The University of Miami announced Friday afternoon that it dismissed defensive lineman Courtel Jenkins from the football program.

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According to the statement released by the school, Jenkins was dismissed for a “violation of team rules”.

Jenkins, who played three seasons with the Canes, had a middling year in 2016. He appeared in 10 games and recorded 11 total tackles. His biggest moment of the season may have been a quarterback sack he recorded during Miami’s 31-14 win over West Virginia in the Russell Athletics Bowl.

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One glaring issue for Jenkins this season was his propensity to pick up personal foul penalties. He earned three throughout the 2016 season; perpetuating a trend of behavior that Jenkins dealt with all the back to the 2015 season – when he was suspended for Miami’s appearance in the Sun Bowl, for “academic reasons”.

In his three-year collegiate career, the 6-foot-3, 310-pound Jenkins racked up 54 tackles and 2.5 sacks.

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Miami shouldn’t flinch because of Jenkins’ absence. Junior defensive tackles R.J. McIntosh and Kendrick Norton should be the incumbent starters on the interior of UM’s D-line in 2017 while senior Anthony Moten and redshirt junior Gerald Willis will be next up in the rotation.