LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 18: Asher Clark #17 of the Air Force Falcons runs for yardage against the UNLV Rebels during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium November 18 2010 in Las Vegas Nevada. Air Force won 35-20. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Asher Clark's Father Calls Dismissal A 'Travesty'

Asher Clark has been removed from the Air Force Academy less than a week before he was scheduled to graduate.

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Asher Clark Dismissal: Father Calls Air Force Decision A 'Travesty'

Air Force running back Asher Clark was recently dismissed from the Air Force Academy for a drug violation stemming from a party he attended back in the spring of 2011. His family is not pleased with how the Academy handled the situation; his father went so far as to call it a "travesty."

"He's a great cadet, a great student and what the Air Force has done is a travesty," Mark Clark said. "He could have gone to any school in the country. He chose to serve his country. This was hanging over his head all the way through the last semester, but he still made the dean's list for his grades. He would have been a great Air Force officer.

"With his love for the Air Force Academy and his fellow cadets, this is like going through a divorce for him."

Related: Asher Clark Removed From Air Force Academy For Drug Violation, According To Report

Clark is Air Force's second leading all-time rusher.

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Asher Clark Removed From Air Force Academy For Drug Violation, According To Report

Asher Clark has been removed from the Air Force Academy less than a week before he was scheduled to graduate.

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