"The only update I have is that Chris Ward has been suspended indefinitely, said O'Brien."
Coach O'Brien added that Ward would remain in school and would continue to work with the support staff but had been suspended from the football team.
A native of Fayetteville, Georgia, Ward redshirted in 2009. He enrolled as one of the top punters in the 2009 recruiting class. He was listed as the starter at punter on the initial spring organizational chart.
P Jeff Ruiz had been considering transferring closer to home for his senior year but was asked back by the NC State staff and will return for his senior season.