LSU freshman defensive back suspended following second arrest

LSU freshman defensive back suspended following second arrest

LSU defensive back Jeryl BrazilLSU freshman defensive back Jeryl Brazil has been indefinitely suspended following his second arrest in less than two months.

Brazil was arrested Oct. 18 for simple battery and simple criminal damage to property. Les Miles announced the suspension Wednesday.

According to the Daily Reveille, police claim that Brazil became upset at a campus apartment and then grabbed a woman by the neck and pushed her on to a sofa and punched a hole in a wall. He was issued a misdemeanor summons and released.

In September, Brazil was issued another misdemeanor summons when he and another man were cited for fighting at the loading dock of a campus dining hall.

Brazil was issued another misdemeanor summons on Sept. 11 when he and another man were cited for fighting at the loading dock of The 5 dining hall.

Miles told reporters that Brazil was suspended immediately after the team gained knowledge of the second incident. But according to the Reveille report, Brazil was active  on Twitter during the Tigers loss to Ole Miss on Saturday, just a day after his most recent run-in with the law. He even stated that he was tweeting from the press box.

A Loranger, La. native, Brazil appeared in just one game this season, playing running back in the Tigers 56-7 win over UAB. Brazil rushed two times for 10 yards against the Blazers.

Below is video of Miles discussing Brazil’s suspension:


Photo credit: LSU Athletics

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