Jamie Cumbie dismissed from Clemson Football Team
CLEMSON, SC - Clemson reserve defensive tackle Jamie Cumbie has been dismissed from the Tigers football team. Cumbie was listed as a reserve defensive tackle on the school's summer 2010 depth chart.
"I have dismissed Jamie Cumbie from the Clemson football program for a violation of team rules," said Head Coach Dabo Swinney. "I appreciate what he has done for our program the last four years and wish him the best in the future." He is on track to graduate in August and will look to play his final year of eligibility at another institution.
Cumbie played in 13 of the 14 games last year and he had 53 total tackles, more than any other Clemson reserve. He had a career high nine tackles at South Carolina and had 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks for the season. The 6-7, 290-pounder played in 36 games in his career with three starts and had 5.5 career sacks.
Cumbie lettered as a freshman in 2006 when he played in nine games, and in 2007 when he played in 13 games. He played in one game in 2008 when he suffered a broken wrist against Alabama and took and injury red-shirt season.
OFFICIAL CLEMSON POLICE RELEASE: CLEMSON POLICE MAKES ARREST IN ASSAULT CASE
On May 28, 2010 at approximately 2:00 am the Clemson Police Department received call of an assault at the intersection of North Clemson and Hillcrest Avenue. The victim had several lacerations to the facial area that required medical treatment and he was transported to the hospital.
The Clemson Police Department arrested 22 year old James W. Cumbie, 119 Nettles Road, Clemson, SC for assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
This investigation was conducted by Lt. Robert Crooks.