FSU Dismisses Running Back Mario Pender

Florida State has dismissed running back Mario Pender.

Florida State running back Mario Pender was arrested for a domestic violence incident on Saturday, and has been dismissed from the football team. The Florida State athletic department issued this statement:

"Florida State Athletics announced today that Mario Pender has been permanently dismissed from the football team following his arrest earlier in the day. The Athletics Department will have no further comment at this time."

Pender rushed for 246 yards and 5 touchdowns during his career.


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