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Capital One Bowl 2012: Nebraska's Mike Caputo To Play, South Carolina's Kyle Nunn Possible According To Reports

Both teams slated to play in the Jan. 2 Capital One Bowl have sorted out some personnel issues in the past 24 hours.

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini said Thursday that center Mike Caputo will play in the game but face discipline within the team after a drunk driving charge against him was reduced to a reckless driving charge as Brian Bennett of ESPN.com reports.

"We run a disciplined football program based on accountability, and our track record off the field and in the classroom stacks up well against anyone in the country," Pelini said in a prepared statement. "Our players trust that I handle discipline in our program in a fair manner, and that I will make an informed decision after looking at the facts of each situation independently.

"I know that Mike regrets this incident occurred and any negative publicity it has caused for his family, this program and the University of Nebraska. He is ready to finish his Nebraska career in a positive manner in the bowl game."

On the South Carolina end, the Gamecocks will hope to welcome back left tackle Kyle Nunn, who was injured in a game against Navy on Sept. 17, reports Scott Hood of GamecockCentral.com.

For more on the Cornhuskers, head over to Corn Nation, SB Nation's Nebraska blog. For information on the Gamecocks, please visit Garnet and Black Attack, SB Nation's South Carolina Blog.

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