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Cougars dismiss Norrell after DUI arrest

Kevin Norrell (Photo: WSU Athletics) Kevin Norrell (Photo: WSU Athletics)

Vince Grippi - The Spokesman-Review
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PULLMAN - Washington State University receiver Kevin Norrell was dismissed from the team for the season Tuesday after being arrested early Labor Day morning by Pullman police and charged with driving under the influence.

Norrell, a sophomore, was slated to start Saturday's game with Stanford until he missed much of last week due to the flu. He was not in uniform against the Cardinal.

WSU head football coach Paul Wulff said after practice Tuesday that Norrell has been suspended from team activities "indefinitely." At the time he said Norrell would have his fate determined by the team's unity council, a group of players charged with overseeing discipline.

"The unity council will come up with a great decision for the team," he said.

On his radio show later Tuesday evening, Wulff said the unity council had made a decision and the coaches supported it.....

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