In the week leading up to the USC game against Notre Dame, Lane Kiffin announced sophomore RB Dillon Baxter was no longer part of the football team and would focus on his academics, now he has been granted his release from the university, reports Michael Lev of the Orange County Register.
The strange saga that is Dillon Baxter continues.Before practice on Tuesday morning, Lane Kiffin released a statement on the Running back, ” The decision has been made for Dillon Baxter to focus on his academics. As he does so, he will not be part of our football program.”
Southern California tailback Dillon Baxter has been reinstated by the NCAA after taking a ride in a golf cart with an agent last week.
Southern California says officials from its athletic department met with the student who provided the golf-cart ride to freshman tailback Dillon Baxter before the incident and
told him it was against NCAA rules.
Southern California coach Lane Kiffin hopes Matt Barkley will play against Notre Dame after X-rays on the quarterback’s sprained left ankle showed no broken bones.
Scott Wolf of the Daily News is reporting USC RB Dillon Baxter will miss the game against Oregon State due to possible contact with an agent.
Dillon Baxter is eager for his Hollywood premiere, even if it’s a week late.