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By The Associated Press
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, 9:08 p.m.
 

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill's seizure problems returned Saturday, hospitalizing him shortly after his postgame news conference following a 21-13 loss to Northwestern.

Kill met with reporters and answered questions for about 10 minutes after the game, looking healthy and strong. But moments after returning to the locker room, school officials said he had another seizure.

Team medical staff attended to him immediately, and an ambulance arrived at TCF Bank Stadium quickly after the seizure. Kill was taken to a hospital, where he was alert and resting comfortably, according to a news release issued by the school about two hours after the game.

It was still too early to tell whether Kill would be available to coach next week at Wisconsin. He suffered several seizures last season in his first year at Minnesota, most notably on the sideline during a loss to New Mexico State in September.

Texas QB Ash leaves game

Starting quarterback David Ash went to the locker room in the fourth quarter of No. 15 Texas' 63-21 loss to Oklahoma with a left wrist injury.

Ash, smashed by Oklahoma's Chuka Ndulue after releasing an incomplete pass, didn't return. Coach Mack Brown provided no update on Ash's status, but he had a bruised welt on his injured left wrist when he came off the field.

Kick return sets mark

Sophomore Marcus Murphy returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter against No. 1 Alabama, setting a Missouri single-season record with four kick returns for scores.

Murphy broke the mark of three by John Moseley in 1973. The return came two plays after the game resumed following a 38-minute delay due to lightning and cut the deficit to 28-7.

Wake players suspended

Two Wake Forest players were indefinitely suspended for violating unidentified athletic department policy.

Coach Jim Grobe said backup safety Duran Lowe and second-string offensive tackle Devin Bolling were suspended. The Demon Deacons didn't play this weekend.

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