By BRETT MARTEL
AP Sports Writer
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A person familiar with the decision says
No. 1 LSU has suspended star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, along with
defensive back Therold Simon and running back Spencer Ware for this
Saturday's home game against Auburn.
Ware is a former quarterback from Princeton high school in Cincinnati.
The person told The Associated Press about the suspensions on
condition of anonymity on Wednesday because they have not been
announced. LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette declined to confirm any
punishment for the three players, saying only that they're involved
in an internal matter that coach Les Miles "will handle
Mathieu has forced four fumbles, recovering three and returning
two for scores. He also has two interceptions and 42 tackles
including 1½ sacks.
Ware is the leading rusher for the unbeaten Tigers with 512
yards and six touchdowns.
Simon has one interception and 29 tackles.
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