OR receiver Darren Carrington dismissed from the team

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OR had indefinitely suspended Carrington after police stopped him in downtown Eugene.

Two weeks after senior Darren Carrington was arrested on DUI charges, OR coach Willie Taggart announced Friday the wide receiver has been dismissed.

"I have visited with Darren Carrington and informed him that he is no longer a member of our program", Taggart wrote in a statement, via Andrew Greif of The Oregonian. Carrington graduated in June with a degree in sociology.

The precedent was set when OR moved to fire co-offensive coordinator David Reaves within hours of his January arrest on a similar DUII charge that also originated in downtown Eugene. "We wish him all the best in his future endeavors".

The dismissal of Carrington is somewhat of a surprise simply because of how important he was to the offense. Reaves later resigned in February.

The departure comes after Carrington was arrested on July 1 on suspicion of driving while under the influence of intoxicants. He had 112 career receptions for 1,919 yards and 15 touchdowns.

Darren Carrington's time with the Oregon Ducks has come to an end.

However, Carrington seemed to have a nose for trouble.

He was suspended for the College Football Playoff championship game against Ohio State in January 2015, reportedly for failing an NCAA-mandated drug test.

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