The senior running back is not allowed to work out with the team as they prepare for spring ball. Farmer has not been allowed to attend team meetings or work-out with players from the club.
Farmer injured his knee last season and his status for spring ball was still uncertain from a health standpoint. How that factored with the discipline problems affects his future with the team.
Farmer and head coach John Mackovic have had a tenuous relationship in two plus seasons. Some of their early conflicts were revealed on the 2001 ESPN documentary "The Season" and continued during the difficulties that surrounded the program in November. According to sources, things came to a head recently during a heated meeting in the football offices.
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