Georgia Tech will not have defensive end Jabari Hunt-Days or talented freshman running back Travis Custis for the 2014 season, the school announced Friday.
Hunt-Days, a junior who moved from starting linebacker to defensive end in spring practice, was expected to be a primary contributor for the Yellow Jackets defense. He has played in 27 career games and recorded 129 tackles, but did not meet NCAA eligibility standards for competition this fall.
According to the school, freshman Travis Custis "is leaving Georgia Tech for at least the 2014-15 academic year to pursue academic and athletic opportunities at Georgia Military College."
Custis hoped to join the team for the 2013 season, but an NCAA clearinghouse issue pushed back his enrollment to January 2014. The 225-pound B-back raised eyebrows this spring, and Georgia Tech players used words like "beastly" and "an animal" to describe Custis in March.
But the attrition at Georgia Tech is not limited to the playing roster. Athletic director Mike Bobinski announced that Matt Griffin, director of player personnel, is no longer associated with the program and Dave Walkosky, special teams coordinator the past two seasons, has resigned to pursue other opportunities.