Jolla, Howell released from Miami scholarships

ATLANTA -- Miami wide receiver Akieem Jolla and offensive
lineman Dave Howell have been released from their scholarships,
coach Larry Coker said Wednesday.

Jolla, a redshirt junior, caught four passes for 47 yards this
season and made 24 catches for 266 yards and two touchdowns in 34
games with the Hurricanes. The New Orleans native wants to transfer
closer to his family because of hardships created by Hurricane

Howell played in two games during the 2004 season as a defensive
lineman. He did not appear in any games this season for the
ninth-ranked Hurricanes, who face No. 10 LSU in the Peach Bowl on
Friday night.