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Florida State dismisses RB Mario Pender


The Florida State Seminoles are looking to be one of the better teams in the country this year, especially with Heisman Trophy candidate running back Dalvin Cook returning for his junior year.

However, the team will be without backup running back Mario Pender going forward.

The team announced that Pender has been dismissed from the team following his arrest Saturday afternoon. He was reportedly arrested and charged with domestic violence by strangulation and resisting an officer without violence.

Mario Pender, a fifth-year senior, rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns during the 2014 season. He played in three games last year before missing the rest of the year with a collapsed lung.

This might help out Jacques Patrick in the long run as he fought for playing time last season. He will likely move up into the primary backup spot going forward.

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