I missed yesterday but I wanted to get Stanley in there:
Banned or suspended - seems like basically the same thing.
The "headline" on the main NCAAF page on ESPN says he's "banned" from the team. So, like everything else with this, there's no clarity.
This could be typical protocol (I can't remember off the top of my head if there is some precedent for it). Certainly prudent for OU, especially given
ESPN says "suspended" but the article in our own news forum quotes Mixon's attorney as saying Mixon is *not* suspended. He is being held out