3 college football players face criminal charges and suspension following frat house brawl
Three players from the Miami (OH) football team are facing criminal charges following a brawl at a fraternity house earlier this month.
Police say the trio were part of a group involved in a fight at the Theta Chi fraternity house near campus on Oct. 3, an incident that reportedly left several people hospitalized. One person reportedly sustained a broken orbital bone after being hit in the eye with a golf club.
According to TMZ, here is how the charges break down:
Police say Bomba was ultimately charged with assault and criminal trespass; Mistopoulos was hit with 2 counts of assault, 2 counts of criminal trespass and 1 count of disorderly conduct; while Rush was charged with trespass.
In a statement made to WLWT5, the University indicated that all three players are suspended from the team indefinitely: