TENNESSEE STATE EXPELS PLAYER
Tennessee State defensive end Latrelle Lee was expelled from the school after twice punching an assistant coach during Saturday’s home game against Southeast Missouri.
TSU strength coach T.J. Greenstone, whose job during games is to keep players away from the sideline to avoid penalties, was hit twice in the head by Lee and then fell to the ground.
Lee, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound part-time starter, was kicked off the team by coach Rod Reed and then expelled, TSU athletic director Teresa Phillips told The Tennessean.
TCU QB iffy; RB out for season.
TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Kenny Hill has an undisclosed injury and is among several players listed as questionable for Saturday against Texas Tech.
Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson listed Hill, LB Travin Howard, LB Montrel Wilson and safety Niko Small as questionable this week. Patterson also confirmed Darius Anderson, the team’s leading rusher with 768 yards, is out for the season after suffering a leg injury in last week’s loss at Oklahoma.
KU chancellor voices support.
University of Kansas chancellor Douglas Girod reiterated support for football coach David Beaty and athletic director Sheahon Zenger amid the team’s 1-9 season.
In a message titled “Football and Our National Aspirations,” sent to faculty and students and posted on the school’s website, Girod wrote: “Nobody denies the challenges we are having on the field, but I maintain my belief that Sheahon and Coach Beaty have the right long-term vision and are doing things the right way. Our focus now is empowering them with the tools they need to fulfill their vision.”
WNMU coach Clark resigns.
N.M.» Western New SILVER CITY,
Mexico coach Adam Clark resigned after eight seasons.
The Mustangs lost their first five games this season but won three of their final four to finish with a 4-7 record.