Cornerback dismissed from team for violation


    A senior cornerback was dismissed from the football team earlier this week due to a violation of university policy, said the director of athletics media relations.Because of privacy laws, further information on Salvage’s dismissal cannot be released, said Danny Morrison, athletics director.

    Also, due to university policy, TCU football players are not allowed to comment on Salvage’s dismissal, said Mark Cohen, director of athletics media relations.

    Salvage, a communication studies major from Santa Rosa, Calif., who attended TCU on scholarship, has played for the Horned Frogs since 2005.

    Salvage played in all 12 games during his first season as a Frog. This year, he played in all five games and had a recorded six tackles.

    Head coach Gary Patterson told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Wednesday that he will use a rotation of three players, redshirt freshmen Nick Sanders and Rafael Priest, and junior Torrey Stewart, to fill Salvage’s position.