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Kirby Smart Announces Georgia Has Dismissed DL Chauncey Rivers Following Third Arrest

Georgia's football program has dismissed defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers following his third arrest in seven months, Kirby Smart announced this afternoon. 

Rivers, a four-star defensive end in the 2015 class, was arrested earlier this week for possession of marijuana. It's the third time he had been arrested on such a charge. 

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Here's Georgia's release regarding the dismissal. 

Rivers was ranked the 9 weak-side defensive end in the '15 class by 247Sports' Composite Rankings.

Georgia opens its 2016 season Sept. 3 against North Carolina in Atlanta.