December 12, 2013
TROY, AL -- Several students at Troy University, including at least one football player, were involved in a fight on campus, according to the Troy Messenger. All of the students involved in the fight have been suspended from school.
Troy Athletic Director John Hartwell released a statement on Thursday night, regarding the incident:
Anytime there is a disturbance on campus that involves a student-athlete we take it very seriously. We have thoroughly investigated today’s disturbance and talked to officials involved with the investigation. There was one non-scholarship, football student-athlete involved, and that individual has been suspended from campus and from our team pending a university hearing. We also understand that there were other student-athletes in the vicinity who, according to officials’ accounts, helped restore the peace during the disturbance.