Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood will not be leading the Scarlet Knights against Penn State on Saturday night, and more details about why emerged a few hours before kickoff, according to

Flood is serving a three-game suspension for violating university policy by contacting a faculty member regarding a player's grade.

The class that the player -- defensive back Nadir Barnwell -- was failing is Dance Appreciation, the website reports.

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Barnwell has since been kicked off the team after running into a separate off-the-field incident.

The professor whom Flood is accused of contacting is described as "an accomplished ballerina and dance instructor," and further adding insult to injury: notes many students considered it a class that should be an easy A.