New Mexico State quarterback Tyler Rogers’ status is up in the air after an arrest. According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, Rogers, who has started 15 games in two seasons at NMSU, turned himself in to authorities Friday on a misdemeanor battery charge in an alleged incident involving his girlfriend.
And Cory Butler-Byrd‘s trek out of Kyle Whittingham‘s doghouse has officially commenced in earnest. Monday, the Utah wide receiver pleaded guilty as part of a plea deal in connection to an incident last month in which he allegedly damaged police property. The criminal mischief charge will be dismissed if he, among other stipulations, stays clean for the next year. Butler-Byrd had been indefinitely suspended from the program since the initial incident. Tuesday, the football program announced in a press release that “Whittingham has reinstated Cory Butler-Byrd to the team for practice and other team activities, effective immediately.” However, he remains indefinitely suspended from participating
NOVEMBER 14: Eldridge Massington (82) of the UCLA Bruins catches a pass as Shalom Luani (18) of the Washington State Cougars defends during the second quarter of a game at Rose Bowl on November 14, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Washington State starting defensive back Shalom Luani was charged with second-degree felony assault early Wednesday morning after getting into a fight at a Domino’s Pizza near campus. According to PullmanRadio.com, Luani became verbally abusive because his order was taking too long.