An arrest late last month on charges of driving on a limited permit and having an open bottle of alcohol in his vehicle netted Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray a suspension for Saturday’s loss to Arkansas.
Bray could be out for a little longer. Maybe.
Bray was back at practice Sunday, though coach Gene Chizik didn’t shed much light as to whether the receiver would be back on the field this Saturday against Ole Miss. Chizik only said “his [Bray’s] status hasn’t changed in terms of playing time.”
According to the original report from the Birmingham News, Bray was pulled over on Sept. 28 by a University of West Georgia police officer because of loud music coming from the receiver’s vehicle. He was then arrested on the aforementioned charges.
Bray has 11 catches for 82 yards on the season, good enough to be third on the team before his suspension.
(Hat tip: al.com)
Today one of college football’s biggest rivalry games will be shown to DISH customers in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and seven other regions in Texas. The reason? Television contract disputes between Tegna and DISH.
Tegna is the largest independent owner of NBC and CBS affiliates in the country, including NBC affiliates in Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Phoenix. The company is in a continued dispute with DISH related to fee disputes, per Variety.
“Our position has been simple: The same fundamental terms that allowed us to reach deals with distributors nationwide should serve as the basis for our deal with Dish,” a statement from Tegna said. “Rather than accepting that fair, market-based approach, Dish has refused to reach an agreement and once again is preventing its customers from accessing valued channels, even as customers continue to pay for that content.”
Now the dispute carries a concern for some fans wanting to watch Oklahoma and Texas this afternoon.
This should go over well, although there may be some Texas fans who may not want to witness what happens to the Longhorns anyway.
Heading into what could be his final game as head coach of the Maryland Terrapins, Randy Edsall will reportedly go with Perry Hills as his starting quarterback.
Hills, a junior, got the start for the first two games of the season but the leash was short. Edsall made a change to Caleb Rowe following a loss at home to Bowling Green. Hills has completed 52.9 percent of his passes for 306 yards and four touchdowns with two interceptions. Rowe has been a disaster at the position, completing just 44.0 percent of his attempts for 428 yards, four touchdowns and an astounding 12 interceptions in five games. Daxx Garman has struggled as well with a completion percentage of just 33.0.
Maryland take son No. 1 Ohio State this afternoon in Columbus.