Kansas dismisses DE Chris Martin from team

June, 17, 2013
6/17/13
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Defensive end Chris Martin has been dismissed from Kansas' program.

The junior juco transfer is facing aggravated robbery charges from a May 13 incident.

"Due to recent incidents Chris Martin was involved with, he was given a list of stipulations he was required to meet for him to remain a member of the Kansas football team," coach Charlie Weis said in a statement. "Because he did not follow some of those stipulations we have dismissed him from the team."

Here's more from when news of Martin's arrest became public. According to a police report obtained by the Kansas City Star, the trio stole cash and marijuana at gunpoint.

Martin originally signed with California but transferred to Florida after just five months out West. He left the team and transferred after an arrest on misdemeanor marijuana possession charges.

Bringing on Martin brought some risk, mainly bad press for a program trying to rebound from six wins in three seasons. That risk didn't pay off. Martin was the No. 111 overall recruit in the 2010 class and No. 80 on last year's ESPN Juco 100.

Martin likely would have started for the Jayhawks and possibly been a key player for a defense badly in need of a talent upgrade. He showed promise in the spring, and Weis sang his praises in an interview with ESPN.com in May, but we'll never get to see what he could have done at KU.

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