Mississippi defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche (5) stretches as he tries to block a pass from New Mexico State quarterback Nick Jeanty (12) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Mississippi won 52-3
Rogelio V. Solis
October 17, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mississippi's Robert Nkemdiche will not return to Saturday's game against Memphis after the team says he suffered a concussion in the second quarter.

The 6-foot-5, 296-pound Nkemdiche, who usually plays defensive tackle, was injured while running the ball in a short-yardage situation. He's been used several times on offense this season and scored three touchdowns.

Memphis was beating No. 13 Ole Miss 31-14 early in the third quarter.

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AP college football website: collegefootball.ap.org

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