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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2010

CFB: 3 more Michigan St. players plead guilty to assault

Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. Three more current or former Michigan State football players have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault charges in connection with a Nov. 22 fight.

Receiver Fred Smith pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit assault. An assault charge was dropped.

Former safety Roderick Jenrette pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and assault and battery. A conspiracy charge was dropped.

Former linebacker Jamiihr Williams pleaded guilty to assault. A conspiracy charge was dropped.

That brings to six the number of current or former Spartans who have pleaded guilty in connection to a fight with members of a campus fraternity. Five others face pending charges.

The assault charge could bring up to 93 days in jail. The conspiracy charge is punishable by a maximum one-year sentence.