1:39 AM EDT, Wed October 18, 2017

As Natrez Patrick suspension begins, Juwan Taylor was ‘next man up’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In three years as a Georgia football player, Juwan Taylor had never before started a game. But with top reserve Reggie Carter dealing with an injury, Taylor was preparing all week as if he would at least play. “I was very prepared with the Reggie situation,” Taylor said. Then came the Natrez […] The post As Natrez Patrick suspension begins, Juwan Taylor was ‘next man up’ appeared first on DawgNation.

News & Observer

Georgia LB Patrick facing possible suspension after arrest

Georgia junior linebacker Natrez Patrick could be facing a four-game suspension following his second arrest on marijuana charges in three years. According to the Athens-Clarke County jail report, Patrick was …


Sooners work to keep Amani Bledsoe sharp coming off suspension

Ryan AberWhile sophomore defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe served on the scout team for the first four weeks of the season, Riley said the coaches came up with a plan to keep Bledsoe engaged with the rotation players. Bledsoe was suspended for the season’s first four games as he finished a one-year NCAA suspension for a positive test for performance-enhancing drugs. He’ll return Saturday against Iowa State. “Even though he’s been on our scout team for the first several weeks of the season, we kept him in the defensive line meetings,” Lincoln Riley said.Read more on NewsOK.com

San Diego Union-Tribune

3 things we learned in the Aztecs' win over Northern Illinois

Three things we learned in the Aztecs’ 34-28 win Saturday night over Northern Illinois: 1. Eye-gouging is a one-game suspension. Northern Illinois’ Antonio Jones-Davis was caught by a television camera intentionally gouging the eyes of San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny while at the bottom...

News & Observer

Michigan announces suspension of sophomore DB

Michigan defensive back Nate Johnson has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities. The school announced the suspension in a one-sentence statement Saturday that did not say why Johnson was …

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

UM announces wide receiver Dayall Harris suspended three games

Less than 20 minutes before kicking off their ACC opener against Duke Friday night, the Hurricanes announced receiver Dayall Harris was suspended three games, starting against the Blue Devils. Miami did not give a reason for the suspension, saying only that Harris “will be withheld from the next...


NCAA files motion to dismiss in Amani Bledsoe lawsuit

Brooke PryorThe NCAA has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought against the association by OU sophomore defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe.  Bledsoe’s lawsuit, which asks restore a year of eligibility lost to suspension for a failed test of performance-enhancing drugs and cover costs and attorney’s fees, argues that the NCAA bylaws surrounding the student-athlete drug testing are unconstitutional in Oklahoma “because they administer damaging, life-changing, quasi-criminal punishments to student-athletes on strict liability basis without any type of knowledge, intent” or...

Land of 10

Grant Perry addresses media for first time since reinstatement: ‘I’m just focused on playing football’

Grant Perry spoke to the media Tuesday, for the first time since Michigan reinstated him after a suspension stemming from an arrest last October. The receiver mostly deflected questions about the suspension, saying, “That’s in the past. I’m just focused on playing football.” Perry did acknowledge that he “learned lessons,” before reiterating, “I’m focused on […] The post Grant Perry addresses media for first time since reinstatement: ‘I’m just focused on playing football’ appeared first on Land of 10.

Kentucky Sports Radio

Florida players still suspended… for now.

Florida has been without nine players — including starting running back Jordan Scarlett and star wide receiver Antonio Callaway — due to suspension since before the season opener against Michigan. Those players have not been reinstated for the upcoming Kentucky game, yet. “I promise you this: when I know, I’ll let you know,” Florida head […]

News & Observer

Auburn's Malzahn dismisses backup QB White from team

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has dismissed former starting quarterback Sean White following a suspension and a subsequent arrest. The 15th-ranked Tigers' backup quarterback was arrested early Sunday morning on a …