BOISE, Idaho -- Fresno State coach Pat Hill suspended eight
players on Saturday, keeping them out of Monday's Roady's Humanitarian Bowl
against Georgia Tech.
Seven of the eight were suspended for team curfew rules during
the bowl trip, school spokesman Steve Weakland said. One was
suspended for a violation of athletic department policy.
None of the eight were starters, and four were injured players
not expected to play in the game.
The seven suspended for violating curfew were: tight end Cameron Harris; cornerback A.J. Jefferson; fullback Isaac Kinter; guard
Chris Piligian; running back Jamal Rashad; defensive end Jason
Roberts; and defensive end Michael Stuart.
Linebacker Frank Padilla was suspended for violation of an
undisclosed athletic department policy.
Jefferson was the only player to make a significant contribution
during the season, leading the Bulldogs in kickoff returns,
including two touchdowns. Hill said earlier Saturday that Jefferson
would not play in the game with an ankle injury.