Ole Miss was already heading into their game against LSU as huge underdogs. The latest news that three players have been suspended for that game undoubtedly makes the odds of victory slimmer for the Rebels.
Chuck Rounsaville of The Ole Miss Spirit tweets today that starting quarterback Randall Mackey as well as running backs Jeff Scott and Korvic Neat have been suspended for Saturday’s game for violation of team rules.
Coach Houston Nutt confirmed the suspensions, adding that they could be extend to the end of the regular season.
Mackey missed Ole Miss’ season opener after being hit with a disorderly conduct charge just prior to the beginning of the season. However, he has played in every game since then. Backup Zach Stoudt will
be punished get the nod against the Tigers in Mackey’s place this weekend, although WVU transfer Barry Brunetti could see snaps as well.
Scott is the team’s leading rusher with 529 yards and six touchdowns; Neat only has four carries for seven yards on the season.