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Huskers Dismiss Pair

Huskers Dismiss Pair

Two Huskers football players are being dismissed from the team.  Ernest Suttles and Thomas Brown were both given the boot Thursday, six days after a fight involving teammates broke out at a house party in Lincoln.  Head coach Bo Pelini tells the “World-Herald” neither player will be allowed back.  Police say Suttles hit another player in the head with a bottle.

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