Several Susquehanna athletes including some football players were kicked off their teams this week as punishment for participating in a raunchy Harlem Shake video.
The video was posted to YouTube this week and it features 11 student-athletes from the Pennsylvania college working out in a weight room. The participants are seen doing typical weight lifting activities for the first half of the video before cutting loose and getting funky for the final 15 seconds of the short clip.
Though the video seems like it was done in clean fun, four of the athletes are paired into couples and simulate sex acts for the second half of the video. That is the part that upset the school, leading to punishment.
“Earlier this week, a video involving 11 student-athletes simulating sex acts in the university’s weight room was produced and publicly posted. We met with the student-athletes involved and removed them from their intercollegiate athletics teams. At the same time, the students were given a pl...