Northern Illinois suspends two players for Bowl

DEKALB, IL (Chicago Tribune) - Defensive end Sean Progar, who leads Northern Illinois in quarterback sacks this season with 5 1/2 , has been suspended for the Huskies' Bowl game against Arkansas State on Jan. 8 in Mobile, Ala.

Progar, a 6-foot-3, 255-pound junior from Glenbrook South, was a key contributor in the Huskies' 23-20 comeback victory over Ohio University in the MAC championship game.

In addition to Progar, backup wide receiver Anthony Johnson, who had 13 catches, is suspended for the bowl game.

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