CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois football coach Bill Cubit indefinitely suspended freshman linebacker Julian Jones on Wednesday pending the outcome of a criminal investigation in Georgia.

The investigation is focused on an alleged crime committed somewhere in Georgia during a week the Illini were off in October.

The town in Georgia was not identified and information about the alleged crime was not provided.

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Jones, from Atlanta, has played in eight games this season, primarily on special teams.