Linebacker Rahim Cassell leaves Oregon football

Washington State senior running back Leon Brooks (23) is tackled by Oregon sophomore linebacker Rahim Cassell (34) and Oregon junior linebacker Rodney Hardrick (48). The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on Oct. 19, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Washington State senior running back Leon Brooks (23) is tackled by Oregon sophomore linebacker Rahim Cassell (34) and Oregon junior linebacker Rodney Hardrick (48). The No. 2 Oregon Ducks play the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. on Oct. 19, 2013. (Michael Arellano/Emerald)

Posted by Victor Flores on Tuesday, Jul. 22 at 11:49 am.

Linebacker Rahim Cassell is departing the Oregon football program, the athletic department announced Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the athletic department declined to comment further on the departure.

Cassell is coming off his redshirt sophomore season with the Ducks. He played in all 13 games last season, accumulating 32 total tackles, two tackles for loss and one forced fumble.

In May, Cassell was arrested by Eugene Police for driving under the influence.

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