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Kearney will not be suspended

Tavares Kearney

ATHENS – Georgia football player Tavares Kearney will not be expelled from school or suspended for any academic term, he learned Thursday, and the freshman linebacker expects to be in Mark Richt's good graces when he reports to camp today.

Tavares Kearney and his mother, Atlanta radio personality Wanda Smith, met with Kim Ellis, Georgia's associate dean of students for judicial programs, Thursday afternoon to discuss his punishment for a July 19 classroom confrontation with a teaching assistant. At that meeting, Kearney denied the claim a female teaching assistant made in a written statement to UGA police that Kearney squeezed her... Recommended Stories