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Nebraska's Crouch Misses Practice

October 12, 2000|Times Wire Services

Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch, hurting after the No. 1 Cornhuskers' 49-27 victory at Iowa State, sat out practice to rest for Saturday's game against Texas Tech.

Crouch had 19 carries for 138 yards and a touchdown against the Cyclones, but was hit hard several times.

It is the second time in the past month that Crouch has missed practice. He also missed time after Nebraska's victory against Iowa.

Redshirt freshman Jammal Lord is Crouch's backup.

Receiver Matt Davison also sat out practice because of injury but is due back today.


Dallas Davis, Colorado State's punt and kickoff returner, will sit out the rest of the season and apply for a medical redshirt because of an injury to his left hamstring. . . . Georgia receiver Michael Greer, suspended for the first five games because of disciplinary reasons, decided not to return to the team and will consider transferring to a Division II school where he can play an entire season next fall. . . . Iowa linebacker Derrick Davison was arrested early Sunday and charged with assault causing injury and public intoxication for his role in an incident at a bar.

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