18 Alcorn State Football Players Charged in On-Campus Brawl

By Phil Cantor
Apr. 20, 2017

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Above is what went down over the weekend involving more than 20 Alcorn State football players in an on-campus cafeteria- 18 of them have been brought up on charges by local police. According to the Claiborne County (MS) Sheriff's Department, they have been charged with simple assault and malicious mischief. The names released are:

  • Trae Ferrell
  • Leshaun Ealey
  • Deago Sama
  • Jalen Thomas
  • Terrence Wilson
  • Michael Brooks
  • Javeon Morrison
  • Daniel Franklin
  • Terry Whittington
  • Kwanzi Jackson
  • Quintin Smith
  • Jayron Harness
  • True Gibson
  • Randall Tucker
  • Cornelle Gilmore
  • Aaron Baker
  • Marquis Warford
  • Sterling Shippery
  • Darren Anderson
  • Ramonte Bell

The University has released a statement- knowing that the spring game is set for this weekend as well:

"Alcorn State University is aware of an incident involving students Monday, April 10. Maintaining a safe and secure campus community is the institution’s top priority. Campus Police investigates all instances of student misconduct thoroughly and appropriate disciplinary actions are implemented in accordance with Alcorn’s Student Code of Conduct."

The players are all set to have court appearances next Friday...

Here's the coverage from our friends at WAPT in Jackson

More when we know more... but this can't be good for the program...