Illini coach Ron Zook suspends player

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois football coach Ron Zook says junior linebacker Ashante Williams has been suspended indefinitely following a violation of team rules. No further details about the suspension were immediately available Saturday.

A message left for a university spokesman wasn't immediately returned. Williams, a junior from Mayfield, Ohio, was redshirted the 2008 season and enrolled at the University of Illinois in January 2008.

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