Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Penn State releases statement on player fight

Penn State's office of public information released a statement Saturday night regarding the locker-room fight between starting quarterback Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake that took place after football practice earlier in the day. The contents of the statement are below.

Penn State releases statement on player fight

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Penn State's office of public information released a statement Saturday night regarding the locker-room fight between starting quarterback Matt McGloin and wide receiver Curtis Drake that took place after football practice earlier in the day. The contents of the statement are below.

"Penn State Police were called to the football locker room this afternoon to investigate a report of a fight between two members of the Nittany Lions football team -- Matt McGloin and Curtis Drake -- after they finished practice.

McGloin was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center where he was examined, treated and released.

Campus police and Penn State's Office of Judicial Affairs will investigate the incident and report results as they would for any other student involved in an incident on campus."

--Jake Kaplan

About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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