Ole Miss suspends Grimes, Johnson

Published 11:52 am Wednesday, November 17, 2010

OXFORD — Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt has suspended true freshmen Tony Grimes, a defensive back, and Delvin Jones, a defensive lineman, for a violation of team rules.

Nutt says the suspensions were indefinite. The Rebels have just two games remaining. Both players are members of the Rebels’ 2010 signing class out of Florida.

On Tuesday, Nutt made reference to needing to see “effort in the classroom” from the players.

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Grimes had played in nine of the Rebels’ 10 games. He started at cornerback in the Rebels’ Oct. 2 win over Kentucky. Grimes has recorded 15 tackles and two pass breakups.