13 UL Football Players Arrested, Suspended Indefinitely
According to ESPN 1420, thirteen UL football players have been suspended indefinitely.
The players were arrested and charged with criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft after surveillance footage showed them going into a room on the fourth floor of the Huger Hall dorms.
The suspended players include tight end Matthew Barnes, defensive end Joe Dillon, offensive lineman Robert Hunt, defensive back Denarius Howard, defensive end Jarvis Jeffries, defensive tackle LaDarrius Kidd, linebacker Terik Miller, defensive back Damar’ren Mitchell, running back Trey Ragas, cornerback Simeon Thomas, defensive back and returnman Levarious Varnado, offensive lineman D’Aquin Withrow and running back Jordan Wright.
Investigators say the players stole around $2,400 worth of property and surrendered after being issued warrants for their arrests.
UL acknowledged the incident via press release.
The Department of Athletics is being respectful of the judicial process and will not discuss the incident that led to the players’ suspension.
We will keep you updated when we have more information on this developing story.