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Kolton Houston (Photo Credit: UGA Sports)
As of Thursday, the battle between Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston and the NCAA is over. Houston’s return to Georgia’s offensive line is long overdue—three years overdue, to be exact. In 2010, Houston failed a random drug test conducted by the NCAA, and his supposed steroid use forced the NCAA to declare him ineligible. The test showed the presence of an anabolic steroid known as 19- norandrosterone; however, the reason for why the steroid remained in his system was contested by Houston and Georgia.
Before he started at Georgia as a freshman, Houston underwent shoulder surgery, during his junior year in high school, which was followed by a steroid injection (needed for medical reasons). Doctors, however, did not inject the steroid into the muscle tissue but, instead, injected the steroid into fatty tissue. This injection prevented the steroid from leaving Houston’s system at a quicker rate. For over three years, efforts by the Bull...
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Georgia received an important boost for 2013 on Thursday when offensive lineman Kolton Houston finally won his long battle for eligibility.
Houston was granted reinstatement by the NCAA following three years under suspension for an anabolic steroid he was given for shoulder surgery.
Houston was declared ineligible in January of 2010, his first semester at Georgia, following routine...
Offensive lineman Kolton Houston had to wait three long years to play for Georgia, but the NCAA finally reinstated him to the Bulldogs, and on his 22nd birthday, no less.
The University of Georgia Athletic Department sent out a long-awaited press released today regarding the reinstatement of offensive lineman, Kolton Houston. According to the release, Houston is now eligible to play after being declared ineligible due to drug screening issues for the last three years.
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Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston has finally been reinstated by the NCAA. Houston had been declared ineligible to play due because of a substance taken injuring a shoulder in high school that he claims he didn't know was a steroid. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
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Mark Richt (Photo credit: OnlineAthens)
Mark Richt’s press conference at Georgia’s SEC Media Day touched upon many of the keys to the Bulldogs’ success for the upcoming season. Richt, head coach of the Bulldogs, spoke with the media about his team’s not-so-secret weapon: continuity. In particular, he focused on the return of many important pieces on the offensive side of...
Kolton Houston still hasn't played a regular-season down for the University of Georgia, but after a tenuous 3-1/2-year battle with the NCAA, the Bulldogs offensive lineman will finally be eligible to take the field when the season starts this Fall.
Houston's journey began in 2010, when the Buford, Ga., native and son of former Bulldogs linebacker Shane Houston failed a random...
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Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston discusses how it feels to be finally be cleared to play by the NCAA after a three-plus year ban for due to a steroid he says he was unknowingly given in high school. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
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Chip Towers praises Georgia head football coach Mark Richt...