Georgia Bulldogs suspend Josh Harvey-Clemons, Sheldon Dawson


Nov 30, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs players safety Josh Harvey-Clemons (25) celebrates with the fans after defeating the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Georgia defeated Georgia Tech 41-34 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Georgia Bulldogs have suspended two key contributors for their bowl game.

Defensive backs Josh Harvey-Clemons and Sheldon Dawson won’t play in the Gator Bowl on January 1 against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, according to David Ching of

Georgia’s secondary will be without two key pieces in the Jan. 1 Gator Bowl, as the school announced on Monday that defensive backs Josh Harvey-Clemons and Sheldon Dawson will not participate in the game.

Georgia sports communications director Claude Felton reported that the two sophomores will not face Nebraska in the bowl game due to “violation of team regulations,” but had no further information on the players’ suspensions.

This is the second time Harvey-Clemons has been suspended this season. He also missed the Bulldogs’ season-opening 38-35 loss to the Clemson Tigers after he and then teammate Ty Flournoy-Smith admitted to smoking marijuana. Harvey-Clemons has played in every game since, recording 66 tackles, 5.5 for loss, three fumble recoveries and an interception.

Dawson has played in every game and has 13 tackles.

Topics: Georgia Bulldogs, Josh Harvey-clemons, Sheldon Dawson

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