Tavares Martin, who leads WSU in touchdowns and receiving yards, has been suspended for the homecoming game vs. Colorado Saturday

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Washington State receiver Tavares Martin Jr. is suspended for Saturday’s homecoming game against Colorado, Theo Lawson from the Spokesman-Review reported after the Cougars’  practice Tuesday night.

WSU coach Mike Leach told Lawson that Martin Jr. has been suspended for a violation of team rules but did not specify what rule Martin had broken. Lawson reports that Martin Jr. did not participate in Tuesday’s practice, but walked off the practice field in street clothes.

Martin is tied for the Pac-12 lead in touchdowns (seven) and he leads WSU with 502 receiving yards.

The junior from Belle Glade, Fla. has played in 31 games for WSU, and is in his second year as a starting receiver. He’s backed up at the X receiver position by senior C.J. Dimry and freshman Davontavean “Tay” Martin. Dimry has caught eight balls for 111 yards this year, while Tay Martin has caught six passes for 40 yards. Neither backup has scored a touchdown yet.