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ESPN: South Carolina dismisses Stephen Garcia

Stephen Garcia's time as South Carolina's quarterback is officially over.

The senior quarterback was dismissed Tuesday after athletic director Eric Hyman said Garcia failed to meet the guidelines put in place after Garcia's fifth suspension this past spring.

A source with direct knowledge of the situation told's Chris Low that Garcia's dismissal resulted from his testing positive for marijuana and alcohol. The source also said Garcia's agreement in returning stipulated he would not drink alcohol.

“Being a student-athlete at the University of South Carolina is a privilege, not a right,” Hyman said in a statement, “and we remind all ...

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