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Three UVA football players suspended indefinitely

by Matt Lincoln

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WWBT) - Now is the time of the year when you don't want to hear any news coming out of your football program.  But Tuesday, the UVA Wahoos were making news.

Virginia football coach Mike London announced the suspension of three members of the Cavalier football team. Junior center Mike Price (Chesapeake, Va.), junior linebacker Ausar Walcott (Hackensack, N.J.) and junior cornerback Devin Wallace (Fort Washington, Md.) have been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team.

Walcott was the team's third leading tackler this season, starting 11 of 12 games.  Wallace started seven games at cornerback, filling in for the injured Ras-I Dowling.  Price played in two games at center and started the game against Eastern Michigan.

London said in a release from the school: "The players know the expectations I have for them as student-athletes both on and off the field, and as representatives of both the football program and the University. I am disappointed in the conduct of these individuals and the fact they chose not to represent themselves in the appropriate manner. They will not participate in any team activities while suspended, but they will continue to attend all study halls and to meet their academic requirements."

Spring football begins in a little over a month.

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