FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Three Colorado State football players have been suspended indefinitely for breaking team rules and two more have been ruled academically ineligible.

Coach Steve Fairchild said freshman fullback Kivon Cartwright, sophomore wide receiver Byron Steele and redshirt freshman Ezra Thompson will be allowed to practice with the team but not play in games.

He didn’t say which rules they broke.

Also, redshirt freshman offensive tackle Justin Becker and freshman wide receiver Tony Drake were ruled academically ineligible Saturday.