No Charges Filed In USC Fight

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday Sept 12, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The five South Carolina football players
involved in a campus altercation have decided not press charges.
University of South Carolina spokesman Russ McKinney said Friday
police have not made any arrests, though the investigation is

Police responded to a fight Thursday afternoon at the Russell
House, a student union area in the center of campus. A campus
police report said the victims were Gamecocks defensive back Akeem
Auguste, receiver C.C. Whitlock, offensive lineman Terrence
Campbell, and linebackers Antonio Allen and Melvin Ingram.

McKinney said all five signed waivers against filing charges
should anyone be arrested. He also said he didn't expect the
players to face charges. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said he would let university police and administrators handle the case.

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