Charges filed against 7 Spartans

Charges have been filed against seven Michigan State football players for their involvement in a melee in the Lloyd Carr tunnel following Michigan football’s 29-7 victory over MSU in Ann Arbor.

Video showed several MSU players hitting and kicking two UM players separately, later identified as Ja’Den McBurrows and Gemon Green.

After weeks of investigation from the Big Ten, University of Michigan Police and Michigan State University Police, witness testimony, the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office released their findings on Wednesday afternoon.

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“Following the altercation between members of the Michigan and Michigan State football teams on October 29, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (UMDPSS) conducted a thorough investigation into potential criminal liability,” a statement released Wednesday afternoon read. “At the conclusion of that investigation, UMDPSS submitted to the Prosecutor’s Office a request for criminal charges against several individuals — all student-athletes on the Michigan State football team.”

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