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After being rushed to the hospital on Wednesday night and released the Thursday, Georgia star defensive lineman Trent Thompson is withdrawing from classes to medical issues. Per UGARivals.com:
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Rising junior Trenton Thompson is withdrawing from classes this semester while he recovers from an adverse reaction to medications prescribed specifically for an undisclosed medical condition, UGA officials announced on Thursday.

Thompson was taken to the hospital on Wednesday night before being released on Thursday.

Georgia officials released the following statement on Thompson's condition.

"Based upon recent events, Trenton Thompson's family has authorized UGAAA to release the following information. Trenton has been dealing with a significant medical issue which required emergency hospitalization and extended hospital stay. Trenton was recently discharged from the hospital and remains under close medical care. With respect to last night’s incident, the physical appearance and behavior described in the UGA PD report is solely related to an adverse reaction to medications prescribed specifically for his medical condition. The adverse reaction required emergency transport to Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center where he was treated and released. Toxicology tests performed at the hospital were negative for OxyContin. We cannot release any further information at this time due to federal privacy laws. Due to the medical issues, Trenton is withdrawing from classes this semester, and his family requests privacy during this time."
Police were called to the scene of a reported medical emergency on Wednesday night when the encountered Thompson. Here is part of the police report from the incident.



Thompson, a former five-star recruit from Albany, GA, broke out toward the end of 2016 as one of the SEC's best defensive linemen. He took home the MVP in the Bulldogs' Liberty Bowl win over TCU.
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Baw can't handle 2 oxies?
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