Louisiana-Lafayette Football Players Reportedly Arrested for Alleged Dorm Theft

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured ColumnistApril 26, 2017

Goalposts are shown against the evening sky during the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buccaneers won the game 27-14. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)
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According to TMZ Sports, 13 football players from Louisiana-Lafayette have been arrested for their alleged role in a dorm room theft. 

All 13 have been charged with criminal conspiracy to commit felony theft after allegedly stealing $2,400 worth of property from a student on April 5. There is reportedly video of the incident.

According to Jim Hummel of KATC TV3, the players arrested were Matthew Aaron Barnes, Joseph Dillon, Robert Hunt, Denarius Howard, Jarvis Jeffries, LaDarrius Kidd, Terik Miller, Damar'ren Mitchell, Trey Ragas, Simeon Thomas, Levarious Varnado, D'Aquin Withrow and Jordan Wright.

Head coach Mark Hudspeth announced on Tuesday that all of the players were suspended indefinitely, per Julie Boudwin of NOLA.com.

All 13 players turned themselves into authorities, per the Daily Advertiser, and TMZ noted they have since been released from custody.


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