LSU running back Stevan Ridley may have to miss the Cotton Bowl, when the Tigers take on the Texas A&M Aggies.  The Associated Press has the story, below.

Stevan Ridley #34 of the Louisiana State University Tigers scores the go-ahead toucdown in the final minutes of the fourth quarter against the Ole Miss Rebels at Tiger Stadium on November 20, 2010 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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LSU running back Stevan Ridley may be forced to miss the AT&T Cotton Bowl against Texas A&M (No. 17 BCS, No. 18 AP) because of an academic violation.

Coach Les Miles, who discussed Ridley's status after the No. 11 Tigers completed pre-Christmas workouts on Wednesday, said LSU is appealing to the NCAA in hopes that Ridley can still suit up when LSU (10-2) meets the Aggies (9-3) in Cowboys Stadium on Jan. 7.

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