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OU Football 2012 - Tyrus Thompson Will Not Receive Suspension From The Big 12

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The Big 12's director of officiating, Walt Anderson, said on Thursday that the conference would not be suspending Oklahoma's Tyrus Thompson following his actions in the TCU game.

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Jake Trotter, of ESPN's Sooner Nation, reported on Twitter earlier today that the Big 12 has decided not to punish Oklahoma's Tyrus Thompson following the apparent punch/es he threw at TCU's Stansly Maponga during the OU/TCU game last Saturday.

As Trotter indicated above, the Big 12's director of officiating reviewed the play and determined that the 15-yard penalty was enough. Which, much to no one's surprise, kicked off a another round of faux, self-righteous outrage across the interwebs.

That aside however, the good news is the Sooners, baring some kind of self-imposed suspension (which is not likely given the Big 12's decision), will have Thompson available for their bowl game against Texas A&M. With Daryl Williams' status still up in the air, having Thompson will prevent Oklahoma from having to start redshirt freshman Derek Farniok at right tackle.