In what can only be described as a chaotic brawl for the ages, 18 Alcorn State football players have been arrested after a fight broke out in the school’s cafeteria.
According to authorities, a fight broke out in the cafeteria on campus, eventually making its way outside and all of it was captured on multiple cell phones.
Some of the players arrested included sophomore defensive backs Lei’shaun Ealey, Deago Sama and Quintin Smith, freshman defensive backs Taurence Wilson and Javen Morrison, junior defensive backs Daniel Franklin and Jalen Thomas, sophomore linebackers Terry Whittington and Trae Ferrell, freshman defensive lineman Kwanzi Jackson and junior defensive end Michael Brooks, according to reports.
Along with the football players, nine other students were arrested for their roles in the melee. The charges are all misdemeanors and range from simple assault to malicious mischief according to WAPT.
“Maintaining a safe and secure campus community is the institution’s top priority,” Alcorn officials said in a statement. “Campus police investigate all instances of student misconduct thoroughly and appreciate disciplinary actions are implemented in accordance with Alcorn’s student code of conduct.”