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Treyvon Paulk dismissed from football program following accused assault

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Samantha Smoak • The Daily Beacon

Former Vols running back Treyvon Paulk runs through drills during UT practice on Aug. 15 at Haslam Field. On Monday, Paulk was officially dismissed from the team after being involved in a domestic assault incident with his ex-girlfriend on Saturday.

Tennessee Volunteers running back Treyvon Paulk was dismissed from the university after being accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Per a Knox County Sheriff Office report, the two began arguing and Paulk became "very agitated and struck her in the mouth with his fist" while the two were attending a party at Quarry Trail Apartments.

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced during his weekly press conference on Monday that the freshman had been dismissed from the football program due to a "personal conduct issue."

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