Oregon football player suspended for snowball fight, others could face charges

December 10, 2013 / Written By ABC News

A playful snowball fight that got out of control at the University of Oregon has prompted the school to suspend one of its starting football players for the team’s upcoming bowl game and could result in the prosecution of other students.
 
The snow brawl broke out Friday when the football team, one of the best in the country, challenged fans to a snowball fight. But it escalated and turned on innocent bystanders with students blocking traffic and attacking cars.
 
One of the alleged victims was UO  professor Sherwin Simmons, who was captured on video emerging from his car and being pelted with snowballs and a bucket of snow.

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