Thursday, October 20, 2011

Suspensions Handed Down After Southern-Pine Bluff Brawl

((HT: WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge))

SWAC officials handed out dozens of suspensions to players involved in a brawl after Southern University's game against the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff last weekend.

Conference officials recommended more than 40 players from both schools for suspensions of at least one game.

Southern University officials say 16 of their players were affected, and three of them would be suspended for two games...

"We agree with the conference office's decision," said Southern Chancellor James L. Llorens. "It is in line with the disciplinary action the university was considering. Coach Stump Mitchell may also impose additional sanctions of his own."

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