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Fitzgerald Leaves University of Virginia

The defensive line on the University of Virginia football team will look completely different next season.

As has been suspected for several weeks, Jeffrey Fitzgerald will not play for the Cavaliers in '08.

The university confirmed Tuesday that Fitzgerald is no longer enrolled and will never play again for the 'Hoos. Fitzgerald told teammates last month he would not be back at UVA.

Because of privacy issues, Virginia won't comment on why Fitzgerald is out, but it's believed to be academic related. Fitzgerald started all 13 games last season on the defensive line.

Reported by Marty Hudtloff
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