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Georgia Tech’s returning leading rusher dismissed from team

A HUGE loss for Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech v Pittsburgh Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

We have an interesting development on the Georgia Tech front. Leading rusher Dedrick Mills has been dismissed from the team. This coming just a little over two weeks before the Yellow Jackets take on the Vols in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Mills was set to fill the “B-Back” role in Georgia Tech’s triple option attack.

Unfortunately, this was the third incident for Mills during his brief time at Tech. He was suspended twice last season for a total of three games. A reason wasn’t given for the suspensions.

In just nine games, Mills ran for 771 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. He was expected to have a big year in 2017, set to build on his 5.1 yards per carry from 2016. Now, Georgia Tech has to scramble and come up with a new rotation in their unique backfield.