Pac-12 Suspends 10 Players For Fighting During UCLA-UA Game
(CBS) – UCLA DT Cassius Marsh has been suspended for two games for his part in Thursday nights fight between UCLA and Arizona.
10 players altogether received some kind of suspension.
UCLA WR’s Taylor Embree, Randall Carroll and Ricky Marvay got one game and Arizona CB’s Shaq Richardson and Jourdon Grandon got one game.
“The Conference is extremely disappointed in the actions of the student-athletes involved in this incident. It is unacceptable behavior and violated Conference rules, as well as NCAA fighting rules. I have taken these actions today because it is imperative that we hold our student-athletes and coaches to the highest standards of sportsmanship,” said Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.
The fight started when a streaker ran onto the field and three players from each team started jawing at each other. Shoves followed and players from both teams raced onto the field, pushing each other and throwing wild punches in a melee that spread nearly 60 yards across the field.
Sophomore guard Alberto Cid – Half-game suspension
Sophomore wide receiver Randall Carroll – One-game suspension
Sophomore wide receiver Shaq Evans – One-game suspension
Sophomore wide receiver Ricky Marvray – One-game suspension
Sophomore defensive tackle Cassius Marsh – Two-game suspension (consecutive games)
Senior cornerback Lyle Brown – Half-game suspension
Junior strong safety Mark Watley – Half-game suspension
Freshman nickelback Jourdon Grandon – One-game suspension