By Chadd Cripe
© 2011 Idaho Statesman
UNLV has suspended five players for Saturday's football game against Boise State for disciplinary reasons, according to a press release on the school website.
The players include:
— Starting running back Tim Cornett, who leads the team with 5.5 yards per carry and four touchdowns but hasn't been the featured back recently.
— Starting weak-side linebacker Tani Maka, who is tied for the team lead with 42 tackles and leads the team with two interceptions.
— Backup middle linebacker Princeton Jackson, who is tied for fourth on the team with 31 tackles.
— Backup wide receiver Devante Davis, who has three catches.
— And reserve linebacker Peni Vea.