RB Jalen Overstreet, S Chevoski Collins dismissed from the Texas Longhorns football team

Cooper Neill

Thursday wasn't a great day on the 40 Acres.

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong served notice on Thursday to his players and the world that players who break his core values have no place on the team, dismissing sophomore running back Jalen Overstreet and redshirt freshman Chevoski Collins.

The original report came from Orangebloods and was later confirmed by multiple other outlets.

The school has not yet confirmed the departures and Overstreet and Collins were stilled listed on the official roster as of late Thursday evening, though suspended wide receivers Kendall Sanders, a junior, and Montrel Meander, a redshirt freshman, were not after being charged with felony sexual assault earlier in the day.

Orangebloods reports that Collins and Overstreet were two of the players who had been banned from team facilities and that they were dismissed for the ubiquitous violation of team rules. It wasn't the first time the two had gotten in trouble for breaking the same rule, according to Orangebloods.

Overstreet spent his first season at running back in 2013 and rushed 20 times for 103 yards and two touchdowns, but wasn't especially effective late in the year when injuries provided him a chance to play and always faced questions about his fit at the position because of his height.

A candidate to change positions or wash out of the program, rumors had surrounded Overstreet and his status on the team in recent weeks.

Collins redshirted last season and had spent some time at wide receiver. There was some positive buzz about him in the spring, but the fact that walk-on safety Dylan Haines started with the second team in the Orange-White game was clearly a statement from Strong regarding his feelings towards the play of the young safeties, Collins included.

If Sanders and Meander are ultimately dismissed from the team, that would mark six players that have been dismissed since Strong took over, joining spring departures Chet Moss and Leroy Scott.

Strong ain't playing, y'all, and the players still on the team best take heed or find themselves being shown the door as well.

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