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College football notes: Holiday Bowl faces potential shakeup

College football notes: Holiday Bowl faces potential shakeup

Replacing Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl on short notice would be a logistical nightmare, from rounding up players who have already gone home for the holidays to figuring out how to feed them once they are in California. 

Minnesota players are boycotting team activities in protest over the university’s decision to suspend 10 players for its upcoming Holiday Bowl appearance against Washington State after an internal school investigation into an alleged sexual assault. No criminal charges were filed in the case. 

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler released a statement Friday saying that the players would remain suspended and the school planned to let bowl...

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