STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -Six Penn State football players, including stars Anthony Scirrotto and Justin King, turned themselves in to police on Friday to face charges following an off-campus apartment fight.
Scirrotto and Christopher Baker face the most serious counts, including burglary, felony trespassing, harassment and simple assault. King and three other players face charges of criminal trespassing, harassment and disorderly conduct.
State College police chief Thomas R. King and Centre County District Attorney Michael Madeira held a news conference Friday to announce the charges.
Police said Scirrotto got into an altercation with a female friend on a street in State College and followed three men to an apartment.
Scirrotto, who was also charged with criminal solicitation, called a football player and met up with a group of players who also arrived at the party, police said.
A group of about 10 men, including all six players, rushed into the apartment and a melee ensued, police said. Some of the victims were punched, one was hit in the head with a beer bottle and knocked unconscious, and another was punched and kicked in the face, authorities said.
The other players charged Friday were Jerome Hayes, Lydell Sargeant and Tyrell Sales. Two other non-athletes were charged with less serious offenses, police said.
Scirrotto was the Big Ten's leader last year in interceptions and King was one of coach Joe Paterno's top recruits in 2005.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Applause to D Trump on Wed, Dec 2016 by Michael Cash
Pick Wiz Plays for 12/7 on Wed, Dec 2016 by PicklePicks3600
NFL Betting News and Notes Week 14 on Wed, Dec 2016 by Blade
Football Newsletters Week 15 on Wed, Dec 2016 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Army vs. Navy Pick As tradition in college football, the final regular season game will be played between Army and Navy this Saturday. Will the game be high-scoring?
Thumbnail CFB Bowl Game Las Vegas Odds The College Football Bowl Season is upon us. Here is a look at what Las Vegas thinks of this year’s games.
Thumbnail Heisman Trophy Odds   Another Heisman Trophy winner will be announced on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds to take home the trophy.
Thumbnail College Football Bowl Game Odds With the entire 2016-17 Bowl Schedule set, here is a look at the opening odds for each of the postseason games.
Thumbnail Updated Playoff Championship Odds Which of the four teams will emerge as the winner of the College Football Playoffs? Here is a look at the latest odds.

NCAAF Team Pages