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Wyoming suspends linebacker D.J. May for Eastern Michigan game

Wyoming will down one defender as D.J. May is forced to sit this weekend's game.

Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Craig Bohl announced on Tuesday that junior linebacker D.J. May will be suspended for the Eastern Michigan game on Sept. 12 for violation of team rules. The specifics of why May is sitting are not known and will not be elaborated on, per Bohl.

Starting in place of May will be sophomore Tim Kamana at the strongside linebacker/nickel position. He will be backed up by freshman Christian Irving.

May is a former running back turn linebacker and in the Week 1 game in the Cowboys disappointing loss to South Dakota saw May record four tackles last week. In addition to playing linebacker, May is also the Cowboys punt returner and he had two returns for 68 yards last week.

As for May's security as a starting linebacker after his suspension, that has not yet been decided if he will have to earn back the right to start.