7 MSU football players charged after scuffles with MSU athletes last month



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Seven Michigan State football players have been charged after an altercation in a stadium tunnel with University of Michigan players moments after their game more than three weeks ago, according to the Washtenaw County District Attorney’s office.

CNN is in the process of reaching out to the players for comment and has reached out to Michigan State and the Big Ten Conference for comment.

The University of Michigan president said he is grateful to the attorney general’s office for their investigation.

“At the University of Michigan, we appreciate the thoughtful and thoughtful approach from the Washtenaw County District Attorney’s Office to this unfortunate incident,” school president Santa J. Ono said in a statement to CNN. “We also want to express our concern for all the players involved, especially those who have been injured,” he added. “The University of Michigan will continue to fully cooperate with any additional reviews of this matter.”

It showed a video posted to Twitter from The Detroit News Many Spartan players are in a scuffle with a Wolverine player In the tunnel at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

At the time, Michigan’s head football coach, Jim Harbaugh, said two of his players had been “assaulted,” one of whom may have had a broken nose.

“I saw the one video, 10 on one, it’s… very bad,” said Harbou.

“What happened after the game is completely unacceptable,” said Michigan Athletic Director Ward Manuel.

Former Michigan State Vice President and Director of Athletics Alan Haller called the directory “Disconcerning,” adding that “the behavior we reviewed was uncharacteristic of our football program and unacceptable.”

According to the attorney general’s office, school police from both universities and the Michigan State Police jointly investigated the incident.

Attorney Mike Nichols, who is representing one of the players charged with criminal assault, Khary “KG Crump,” He said They “don’t want this issue to be tried in the media, and we plan to try this case in court.”

Nichols added, “This was a huge blow to KJ, as he was charged the day before Thanksgiving and he’s going to get over it.”

Attorney David Diamond and his client, Michigan State player Angelo Gross, who is charged with aggravated assault, are “disappointed in the decision to file criminal charges,” they told CNN in a statement.

“Michigan’s criminal code for aggravated assault requires serious or serious injury to be caused. We don’t know the true extent of the Michigan player’s injuries and who, if any of the seven, actually and directly caused them, which is the definition of reasonable suspicion,” Diamond said.

Schools across the country have had a storied rivalry for generations. Michigan had defeated Michigan State 29-7 before the fight on October 29.

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