BYU football: Joe Sampson, Zac Stout suspended for violating team rules, leave school
Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
PROVO — BYU senior safety Joe Sampson and backup linebacker Zac Stout were suspended for a violation of team rules, coach Bronco Mendenhall announced Thursday night. Both players have withdrawn from school and will not return this season.
Sampson started eight games this season, recording 33 tackles. He had 56 tackles in his two-year Cougar career. Stout played in one game at inside linebacker this season and made one tackle. In 2010 as a freshman, he had 21 tackles in 10 games in 2010, then missed the 2011 season due to injury.
Sophomore Craig Bills is expected to start in place of Sampson when the Cougars face Idaho on Saturday.
- Newcomers enjoy BYU hoops debut in Cougar Tipoff
- Red and Blue Recruits: Examining the...
- Live streams: 2A & 3A volleyball championship...
- High school football: Improbable final play...
- Felt's Facts, playoff edition: Newcomers,...
- Utah Jazz fall to Rockets on opening night
- Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie's little...
- Mormons in the rodeo: LDS competitors find...
- Keeping it rolling: Utes top Trojans in... 88
- BYU needs win at Middle Tennessee to... 78
- Misery loves company: BYU football No.... 58
- Utes lose Dres Anderson to a knee injury 54
- High school football: State tournament... 50
- BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall gives... 46
- Poppinga has endured dark times before,... 42
- BYU men, women both picked to finish... 32