Indiana defensive back Andre Kates was suspended for some controversial tweeting. Kates announced he was suspeneded for the Northwestern Indiana game on Twitter:
I’m suspended for the game 2morrow for my Tweets and Facebook being Media attention and also a distraction toward Him!”
The him Kates is referring to is Indiana coach Bill Lynch. The Hoosiers lost to Northwestern 20-17.
This is the first time a player has been suspended due to Twitter, but many school have banned players from using the social media site during season including: Boise State, Texas Tech and Miami.