James Scales goes up for an interception in the 2012 spring game.
James Scales III has been dismissed from the Oregon football team for 'violation of team rules', according to a University of Oregon spokesperson who confirmed the news for DuckTerritory Saturday afternoon.
In 2012, Scales played in seven games and recorded six total tackles, one pass breakup, and one pass defended. In 2011, Scales played in three games and had a career-high three tackles in Oregon's win at Colorado. Scales enrolled in the spring prior to the 2010 season to participate in spring practice. He redshirted in 2010.
Scales was a three-star recruit out of the 2010 class.
Scales is the fourth player to transfer out of the Oregon program from the 2010 class. Bryan Bennett recently transferred out this month while Dontae Williams and Lache Seastrunk left prior to last year starting.
Brandon Williams, Nick Rowland, and Curtis White have also left the program due to injuries and were part of the 2010 class.