Aug. 31, 2007
Auburn, Ala. -
Auburn junior running back Brad Lester has been suspended due to unresolved academic issues, head coach Tommy Tuberville announced Friday. Lester's suspension will last until those issues have been resolved.
A 5-11, 194-pound native of Lilburn, Ga., Lester has rushed for 869 yards and 14 touchdowns in his Auburn career, including 510 yards and nine touchdowns in 104 carries in 2006. Lester was suspended for Auburn's AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic game in January.
Auburn and Kansas State will kick off at 6:45 p.m. CT in Jordan-Hare Stadium. The game will be nationally televised by ESPN.