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Oregon's trouble's mount

The Oregonian is reporting that Oregon defensive lineman, Austin Maloata was dismissed today by Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich. In a story published on oregonlive.com, the Oregonian story indicates Maloata was arrested by Eugene Police early Sunday morning a few hours after Oregon lost to Stanford, 52-27.

According to The Oregonian report, Maloata, 19 was arrested following a traffic incident where the junior was charged with DUII, reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance.

The story was initally reported by the Oregon student newspaper, The Daily Emerald.

No media release has yet been issued by the Oregon Athletic Department, although Helfrich has a weekly media conference scheduled for later Sunday afternoon.


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