Friday, August 26, 2011

BREAKING: Jefferson, Johns Suspended Indefinitely

After turning themselves in to Baton Rouge police, LSU starting QB Jordan Jefferson and LB Josh Johns have been suspended indefinitely pending a review of their case in the assault a week ago...

"Jordan and Josh have been suspended indefinitely," LSU head coach Les Miles said in a statement. "We will continue to cooperate with the authorities in an effort to find out exactly what took place during the incident.

"As sad as this incident is, it's important that we learn from this and that we take away a valuable lesson. This has weighed on all of us. It's time for us to come together as a team and focus on what we are here to do."

More when we know more...

1215 UPDATE: According to the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper, police secured arrest warrants for second-degree battery on the two. Both men went to Parish Prison this morning with their attorney, Nathan Fisher, where they are being booked on the felony counts.

Eyewitness accounts differ on who started what during the brawl last weekend. One account say that the players started the assault on Andrew Lowery where others say that Lowery threw the first punch after being escorted out of Shady's Bar...

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