Idaho State coach Mike Kramer has suspended a player who
complained Kramer pushed him to the ground during practice on Oct.
Idaho State officials confirmed Thursday that Kramer suspended
wide receiver Derek Graves for violating team rules.
Graves told ESPN he was suspended indefinitely for being late
for practice. His attorney, Donald Jackson, said he considers the
suspension to be retaliation by Kramer for Graves’ pursuit of
criminal charges. He also said his client hasn’t been medically
cleared to practice after suffering a neck injury when he was
Idaho State suspended Kramer for last weekend’s game at Montana
for violating the university’s conduct policy.
The Idaho State Journal reports school officials say it will be
up to Kramer whether Graves is allowed back on the team.