The departed: Georgia's dismissed players and where they ended up

semerson@macon.comFebruary 18, 2014 

Nick Marshall as a Georgia Bulldog in 2011.


Josh Harvey-Clemons is only the latest to leave Georgia on unwanted terms. The notable Georgia football players who in the past five years have either been dismissed or transferred for reasons other than playing time:

TE Ty Flournoy-Smith
Transferred in the summer of 2013 after a dorm-room marijuana incident, which also followed a misdemeanor arrest for filing a false police report.
Spent last season at George Military, and signed earlier this month with Alabama.

TB Isaiah Crowell
Dismissed June of 2012 after being arrested for felony gun possession (charges later dropped)
Transferred to Alabama State, played two seasons and declared for 2014 NFL draft

CB Nick Marshall
Dismissed February of 2012 after dorm room theft incident
Transferred to a junior college for one season, then to Auburn, where he quarterbacked the Tigers to the national championship game.

WR Sanford Seay
Dismissed February of 2012 after dorm room theft incident
Transferred to a junior college for two seasons, signed earlier this month with Louisiana Tech.

S Chris Sanders
Dismissed February of 2012 after dorm room theft incident
Transferred to Georgia Military College, where he was later dismissed, transferred to another junior college, signed earlier this month with Baylor.

RB Washaun Ealey
Transferred in May of 2011 after several incidents, including a traffic-related arrest during the previous season, and being suspended from team activities during the spring.
Spent the next two seasons at Jacksonville State.

LB Marcus Dowtin
Transferred from team January of 2011 after team finds out about incident the previous summer in Maryland.
Transferred to North Alabama for his senior year, then signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent. Over the past two years he has appeared in 10 games with three different teams, most recently the New York Giants.

LB Demetre Baker
Dismissed from the team in October 2010, during his freshman season, after a DUI arrest.
Transferred to South Alabama, where he played three seasons, switching to tailback, before being dismissed from there last season.

QB Zach Mettenberger
Dismissed from team in April of 2010 after a couple off-field incidents.
Spent one season at a junior college, then transferred to LSU, where he started at quarterback the past two seasons.

DE Montez Robinson
Dismissed from team in April of 2010 after three arrests in four months.
Entered NFL draft two years later, was undrafted.

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