Seven Spartans charged in Michigan tunnel incident

One player is charged with a felony.
Seven Michigan State football players are being charged in Washtenaw County in relation to the...
Seven Michigan State football players are being charged in Washtenaw County in relation to the postgame incident at Michigan Stadium(WILX)
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 1:47 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2022 at 5:09 PM EST
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WILX) - Seven players on the Michigan State University football team are now charged in connection with the altercation in the tunnel of Michigan Stadium on October 29.

In a statement sent to News 10, the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office states the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (UMDPSS) conducted a “thorough investigation into potential criminal liability.” Following the investigation, UMDPSS presented a request for criminal charges to the Prosecutor’s Office.

The Prosecutor’s Office reviewed the evidence presented and authorized charges against seven student-athletes:

  • Khary Crump, red-shirt sophomore CB
    • One count of felonious assault, in violation of MCL 750.82, a felony
  • Itayvion Brown, red-shirt sophomore LB
    • One count of aggravated assault, in violation of MCL 750.81a, a misdemeanor
  • Angelo Grose, junior safety
    • One count of aggravated assault, in violation of MCL 750.81a, a misdemeanor
  • Justin White, red-shirt junior CB
    • One count of aggravated assault, in violation of MCL 750.81a, a misdemeanor
  • Brandon Wright, senior DE
    • One count of aggravated assault, in violation of MCL 750.81a, a misdemeanor
  • Zion Young, freshman DE
    • One count of aggravated assault, in violation of MCL 750.81a, a misdemeanor
  • Jacoby Windmon, senior LB/DE
    • One count of assault & battery, in violation of MCL 750.81, a misdemeanor

Crump’s felony charge is punishable by imprisonment for not more than 4 years or a fine of not more than $2,000.00, or both

The day after the incident, Brown, Crump, Grose, and Young were suspended indefinitely. At a press conference the following day, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh said he expected the four to be charged.

On Nov. 1, four more Spartans were suspended indefinitely by Michigan State Athletics: White, Windmon, Wright, and Malcolm Jones. Jones was not charged per the media release from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office.

Both Harbaugh and MSU head coach Mel Tucker addressed the media following the incident.

WATCH: Mel Tucker, Jim Harbaugh address media following game, altercation

News 10 has reached out to both schools for comment.

Michigan State has not responded, and Michigan’s Athletic Department will not comment, but the school did provide a statement from their President:

An attorney for Crump posted the video below on Twitter in response to the charges:

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