Update: Georgia RB Ealey suspended indefinitely by Richt

By: AP
By: AP

ATLANTA (AP) - Coach Mark Richt suspended tailback Washaun Ealey on Tuesday for failing to follow "the Georgia way."

Ealey, Georgia's leading rusher last season, can't participate
in team activities and is barred from team facilities during the
suspension.

Richt placed no timeframe on the suspension and left the door
open for Ealey's return.

Ealey confirmed his suspension to the Macon Telegraph on Tuesday
but would not say what led to the punishment.

The coach said in a statement they have certain expectations and
standards that apply to all of Georgia's student-athletes.

Richt says if "Washaun does things the Georgia way, he'll be
back in good standing."

His statement did not disclose specifics of what led to the
suspension for Ealey.

Ealey was suspended for the 2010 opening game following his
arrest for driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene
of an accident.

Ealey and running backs coach Bryan McClendon did not return
messages to The Associated Press.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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