Texas Tech football players Cornelius Douglas, Chris Payne and Leon Mackey have been suspended from playing in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl game for violation of team rules.

Football team spokesman Blayne Beal did not disclosed the details on the rules that the players broke.  The Red Raiders will take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday in Houston.  Kickoff is at 8 pm.

Tune into Countdown to Kickoff on Sportsradio 1340 The Fan at 5 pm and then comeback after the game for Fan Feedback From Fuzzy's.  New head football coach Kliff Kingsbury will attend the bowl game but not coach, offensive line coach Chris Thomsen will serve as interim head coach for the bowl game.