VIDEO: Seven Michigan St. Football Players Charged in Tunnel Melee

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Seven Michigan State shot players are charged in the postgame melee successful Michigan Stadium’s tunnel last month, according to a connection Wednesday from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office.

The astir superior complaint is against Khary Crump, who faces a felony number of felonious assault. The charges against the six others are misdemeanors; 5 with aggravated battle and 1 with battle and battery.

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The incidental occurred connected Oct. 29 erstwhile aggregate members of Michigan State’s shot squad roughed up 2 Michigan players.

Michigan manager Jim Harbaugh had said earlier helium expected the suspended Spartans to beryllium criminally charged.

A small much footage. Mel Tucker successful determination trying to get his players to the locker country pic.twitter.com/V7FIqzNArf

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“At the University of Michigan we admit the thoughtful, deliberate attack from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office to this unfortunate incident,” Michigan president Santa J. Ono said successful a statement. “We besides privation to explicit our interest for each the players involved, particularly those who were injured. The University of Michigan volition proceed to cooperate afloat with immoderate further reviews of this matter.”

Michigan State’s diversion manager and shot manager did not instantly instrumentality requests for comment.

Michigan State manager Mel Tucker suspended 8 players — including Malcolm Jones, who is not being charged with a transgression — for their role in the melee.

Harbaugh has said antiaircraft backmost Gemon Green was punched by a Spartans player, sparking the fracas soon aft the Wolverines bushed their in-state rivals, and that teammate Ja’Den McBurrows was attacked erstwhile helium tried to help.

Green suffered a concussion, which kept him retired of 1 crippled earlier returning to play in Michigan’s 34-3 win over Nebraska.

Michigan accrued the information beingness successful and astir the passageway and prevented Wolverines from entering it until each Nebraska subordinate near the tract astatine halftime and pursuing the game.

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