MSU football player gets probation for postgame assault charge

Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 1:06 PM EST
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WILX) - Khary Crump, the Michigan State University football player charged with assault following the Michigan-MSU game, accepted a deal for 12 months probation after pleading guilty in criminal court Tuesday.

Crump pleaded guilty to what was initially a felony charge for swinging a helmet at a Michigan University player following an October 2022 game.

“I feel good about the outcome,” Mike Nichols, Crump’s attorney said. Nichols added that if he successfully completes his sentence of 12 months probation the charges will be dropped.

Crump must also complete 80 hours of community service with a non-profit organization. Judge Miriam Perry of the 15th District Court in Ann Arbor suggested Crump work with youth football, according to Nichols.

Judge Perry signed off for Crump to return to playing football, according to Nichols.

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