Found May 13, 2014 on Fox Sports North:
Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been kicked off the Rutgers football team following his arrest early Sunday morning in connection with an assault that left another man in critical condition. Nelson was accused of kicking former Minnesota State football player Isaac Kolstad in the head outside a bar in downtown Mankato, Minn., early Sunday morning. After his arrest, Nelson was later charged with two felony assault counts and was released from Blue Earth County jail on Monday after posting bail. The University of Rutgers released a brief statement Tuesday morning announcing that Nelson had been dismissed from the program. "The Rutgers football family's thoughts and prayers are with Isaac Kolstad and his family," Scarlet Knights coach Kyle Flood in the statement. Nelson, a standout at Mankato West High School who spent two seasons with the Gophers, announced in January that he was transferring to Rutgers. He started seven games for Minnesota as a true freshma...
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