Ore kicked off team; sources say Hokies coaches grew weary of player's attitude

Updated: March 19, 2008, 8:16 PM ET
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

Virginia Tech running back Branden Ore, the Hokies' leading rusher in their charge toward the 2008 FedEx Orange Bowl, has been dismissed from the team.

"During recent meetings with Branden Ore, we have decided that it would be best for Branden to pursue other opportunities," coach Frank Beamer said in a statement released by the school Wednesday. "Branden has had many great moments here at Virginia Tech, and we wish him well in the future."

Beamer did not offer details for Ore's ...

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