Louisiana at Lafayette QB Nixon suspended , CB Thomas ineligible

University of Louisiana at Lafayette QB Jalen Dixon has been suspended from the team and cornerback Simeon Thomas has been ruled academically ineligible for the 2014 season.  UL coach Mark Hudspeth, who earlier received a contact extension and raise shared with The Advertiser,

“I think this will be a great life lesson for both of these guys in realizing there’s a consequence for every action.  I think these young men realize their mistakes and have come to grips with their actions, and are working very hard to right themselves in the classroom and off the field.  I’ve been very exited about their progress and attitudes,” Hudspeth added, “and I think we’ll have two great players moving forward in the future.”

Both players, though, the paper writes, will “remain on the team, remain on scholarship and will be allowed to continue practicing with the team.”