Washington State star receiver Marquess Wilson was suspended on Monday for an unspecified violation of team rules, and will miss Saturday's game against No. 17 UCLA.
Cougars coach Mike Leach declined to say why Wilson was suspended, although he said the punishment would last at least a week.
The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported Monday that Wilson stormed out of a team practice early Sunday evening.
Washington State (2-7, 0-6) was blown out 49-6 at Utah on Saturday for its sixth consecutive loss. Afterward, Leach complained that the effort of his players was ''bordering on cowardice.''
''That could have been a zombie convention,'' he said of his team's play immediately after the game.
Wilson, a junior, has been the target of Leach's criticism for much of the season, and has recently been demoted from his starting position despite leading the team in receiving. Wilson has caught 52 passes for 813 yards and five touchdowns this season.
Last season, he caught 82 passes for 1,388...