Three Texas A&M players suspended for two games

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Texas A&M has suspended three starting players for the first two games of the regular season for violating athletic department policy.

Admon Gilder, D.J. Hogg and potential lottery pick Robert Williams will all sit out Texas A&M’s first two games. That is in addition to the suspension of J.J. Caldwell, who will miss the first four games of the regular season.

That’s a major blow for one of the best games of the season’s opening nights, as A&M, who is ranked in the top 20 in the NBC Sports Preseason Top 25, is scheduled to play West Virginia. The trio will also miss a game against UCSB while Caldwell will miss the Legends Classic, where the Aggies will take on Oklahoma State and either Penn State or Pitt.