Justus Pickett, Makinton Dorleant will leave Maryland football program

Mitch Stringer-US PRESSWIRE

Justus Pickett and Makinton Dorleant will be leaving the University of Maryland at the end of the fall semester.

Maryland football players Justus Pickett and Makinton Dorleant will be leaving the University of Maryland at the end of the fall semester, according an announcement by a team spokesperson on Monday afternoon.

Pickett was granted his release by the school so that he could return home to North Carolina to attend to a family matter. He was given a full withdrawal. Of Maryland's four running backs, he was the only one who played in all 12 games this season. He also played in all 12 games in 2011, as well.

Dorleant appears to be transferring to the University of Northern Iowa to join the Panthers. While an official announcement has yet to be released by the team, Dorleant posted an update on his Twitter page that expressed his excitement to join the team.

Dorleant only played in three games this past season. The freshman defensive back recorded two solo tackles and compiled four total tackles over that span.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.