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Texas suspends Case McCoy and Jordan Hicks from Alamo Bowl amid sexual assault investigation

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University of Texas football players Case McCoy and Jordan Hicks have been suspended for the Alamo Bowl and sent home as a reported sexual assault investigation (with no charges yet filed) swirls around Mack Brown's program. The Austin American-Statesman's Hookem.com first reported the identity of the players suspended, citing multiple sources.

Both juniors were considered recognized leaders of the football team. McCoy — the younger brother of UT legend and current NFL quarterback Colt McCoy, and a sometime starter —  would have been the backup quarterback to David Ash in Saturday night's Alamo Bowl. Hicks, a starting linebacker, has missed most of the season due to injury and was not expected to play.

 Brown later announced that two Texas players have been suspended and sent home for a "violation of team rules" at a bowl preview news conference. 

Their suspensions come with a cloud of suspicion with KENS-TV in San Antonio reporting that San Antonio police are investigating two Texas football players accused of sexual assault by a 21-year-old woman.

According to the report, the woman met two Texas football players during a night of partying and invited them back to her hotel room around 2 a.m. Thursday night/Friday morning. She later filed sexual assault complaints against them.

No charges have been filed.

Brown later announced that two Texas players have been suspended and sent home for a "violation of team rules" at a bowl preview news conference.

Any suggestion that McCoy and Hicks are the two named in the complaint is simply an assumption, but they are the only two players suspended Friday and their descriptions match those in the police report.

Neither player has been arrested or formally charged with anything at this time.

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