Stillwater, OK (AP) - Oklahoma State says wide receiver Dez
Bryant will remain suspended for the remainder of the football
School officials announced Tuesday evening they were informed of
Bryant's status by the NCAA. He will be eligible to play in
Cowboys spokesman Kevin Klintworth says the university is
appealing the decision to the NCAA Student-Athlete Reinstatement
Committee, but declined further comment.
The university announced on Oct. 7 the junior was declared
ineligible for lying to the NCAA about his relationship with former
NFL star Deion Sanders.
A top NFL prospect, Bryant caught 87 passes for 1,480 yards and
19 touchdowns last season while also scoring twice on punt returns.
This season, Bryant led the team with 17 catches for 323 yards
and four touchdowns through OSU's first three games.
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