Texas Tech suspends three players for bowl

Posted: December 25, 2012 at 4:35 a.m.

A Texas Tech official said three Red Raiders won’t be playing against Minnesota in Friday’s Meineke Car Care Bowl because they violated team rules. Football program spokesman Blayne Beal on Monday would not divulge the rules violated. He said Red Raiders starting defensive back Cornelius Douglas, Chris Payne, a linebacker who played mostly on Texas Tech’s special teams, and backup defensive tackle Leon Mackey won’t play in the bowl game.

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