AU releases three football players

Posted by: John Shryock - bio | email

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - WSFA 12 News has confirmed three Auburn University's football players are no longer on the team.

Auburn Media Relations director Kirk Sampson confirmed the players' fate Thursday afternoon, but would not say why.

The athletes are identified as Jomarcus Savage, Christian Thompson and Marcus Jemison.

Savage, a redshirt freshman, is a defensive lineman from Huntsville.

Jemison is also a redshirt freshman, played linebacker. He's from McAdory near Birmingham.

Christian Thompson, a sophomore from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida played in several games on special teams in the 2008 season.

WSFA 12 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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