Mired in a three-game losing streak, Texas A&M has indefinitely suspended three players, all real freshmen, for violating team rules, sources told ESPN.
TexAgs.com was first to report the suspensions, which sources say stemmed from an incident in the locker room after the game.
The suspended players are defensive back Denver Harris, receiver Chris Marshall and offensive lineman PJ Williams.
This is the second time this season that Texas A&M has imposed suspensions on members of its highly touted 2022 signing class, which was ranked No. 1 nationally by ESPN. Receiver Evan Stewart and defensive back Deyon Bouie, along with Marshall and Harris, were suspended for the Miami game for what sources told ESPN was related to a curfew violation.
The Aggies (3-4) struggled after starting the season ranked 6th in the AP preseason poll. They lost 17-14 to Appalachia State at home in Week 2 and bounced back to win their next two games against Miami and Arkansas, but then lost their next three to Mississippi State, Texas. ‘Alabama and South Carolina.
Driving the Aggies’ struggles is an offense ranked 109th nationally in points (21.9 points per game). Texas A&M has gone nine straight since last season without scoring more than 24 points against an FBS opponent.
Injuries have also plagued the Aggies. Coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that offensive linemen Bryce Foster, Aki Ogunbiyi and Jordan Spasojevic-Moko will all miss the rest of the season. Quarterback Haynes King was injured last week against South Carolina, and rookie Conner Weigman finished the game. Fisher said Monday that King is expected to play this weekend against the Rebels.
Texas A&M was already without quarterback Max Johnson, who broke a bone in his hand in the loss to Mississippi State, and top receiver Ainias Smith, who suffered a leg injury late in the game. seasonal in September.
The Aggies will face the 15th Ole Miss at home on Saturday.