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Oklahoma Sooners Football: Baylor’s Shock Linwood Suspended for Saturday’s Game Against Oklahoma

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Baylor’s all-time leading rusher suspended for “attitude issues”

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Baylor running back Shock Linwood, who is Baylor’s all-time leading rusher and is second on the team in rushing yards this season, has been suspended for Saturday’s game against Oklahoma. Grobe stated that Linwood was suspended because of “attitude issues”.

Although he is second on the team in rushing behind Terence Williams, he’s played a large role on the Baylor offense this season. Grobe said this of the situation:

"It's not anything major. It's not. ... If I throw out violation of team rules and all that, that sends everybody off thinking the worst. But he's just not been himself. He's not really been as focused as I think he needs to be, and he's in a tough situation.

"He's in a really good rotation with running backs right now, and you've got to be on top of your game. Things are not good right now. I just want to help him get his focus back."

Linwood reportedly shoved a coach on the sideline during Saturday’s loss to TCU, which is probably the true reason for the suspension. Linwood only had six carries for 27 yards in the defeat.

In three career games against OU, Linwood has rushed for 372 yards and a pair of touchdowns.