Two UT players suspended
Move comes hours after report that alleged sexual assault involved members of the team.
SaN aNtoNIo — Two Longhorns football players were suspended from the team on the eve of the Alamo Bowl by coach Mack Brown, who said Friday that the pair “broke team rules.”
Brown declined to identify the suspended players, but sources close to the team said they were backup quarterback Case McCoy and linebacker Jordan Hicks, both juniors.
The suspensions occurred a few hours after news reports surfaced that San Antonio police were investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 21year-old woman early Friday morning in a downtown hotel room. The reports identified season. He started the regular-season finale at Kansas State after starter David Ash was held out because of a rib injury. Hicks started the season as Texas’ only experienced linebacker, but he suffered a season-ending hip injury in the third game of the year, at Mississippi.
“As has been reported, we had a couple of young men that broke team rules last