Posted April 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
Three Colorado State University football players have been suspended as police investigate an assault near the campus that injured four people, two of them seriously. For Collins Police said Monday no one has been arrested. Police declined to say whether the suspended football players have been interviewed, citing the ongoing investigation. Colorado State identified the suspended players as Nordly Capi, Colton Paulhus and Mike Orakpo. A message left at a phone listing for Capi wasn't immediately returned. No listings could be found for Paulus or Orakpo. Some of the victims told the Fort Collins Coloradoan they were attacked by fellow students and Colorado State football players. Police say seven males in a sport utility vehicle confronted the victims as they were walking. Five of them allegedly got out and assaulted the four victims.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Three Colorado St. players suspended

Three Colorado State University football players have been suspended as police investigate an assault near the campus that injured four people, two of them seriously. For Collins Police said Monday no one has been arrested. Police declined to say whether the suspended football players have been interviewed, citing the ongoing investigation. Colorado State identified the suspended...

Three Colorado State football players suspended after allegedly beating four students

Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain suspended three of his players that have been linked to the beatings of four college freshmen over the weekend. Linebacker Mike Orakpo and defensive ends Nordly Capi and Colton Paulhus — seen left to right in the photo — were suspended indefinitely and could be kicked off the team depending upon the outcome of a police investigation...

Report: Kent, Colorado State reach deal

Colorado State on Tuesday reached a deal in principle with Ernie Kent to become its next head coach, CBS Sports reported, citing a source. Kent was fired as Oregon coach after going 16-16 in the 2009-10 season. He guided the team to two Elite Eights in 13 years there. The 57-year-old replaces Tim Miles, who left Colorado State to take the top job at Nebraska last month. An official...

CSU Suspends 3 Footballers During Assault Investigation

((HT: 9News/Denver)Looks like new Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain is getting to hit the ground running when it comes to disciplining his players...He's sitting three temporarily/indefinitely while an investigation is ongoing involving the assault of other CSU students."It's unacceptable to this program and this university," McElwain said on Monday. "...
Rams News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.