Georgia Southern suspends 3 players following arrests

The Georgia Southern football program has suspended three players, according to a report from the Statesboro Herald.

The players — defensive end Ross Alexander, linebacker Kurt Oehlbeck and safety Alexander Yost — were all arrested by the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department this week.

“They are suspended indefinitely until the conclusion of their legal process,” Georgia Southern athletic director Tom Kleinlein said in a statement. “Their status on the team will be reevaluated after that time.”

Alexander and Oehlbeck were charged with possession of a schedule I controlled substance and criminal trespass. Yost was charged with criminal trespass and criminal attempt to commit a felony.

All three players were reserves for the Georgia Southern team that won the Sun Belt Conference championship last season.

It was their first year as a FBS program.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to Donald Heath/Savannah Morning News

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