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LSU reinstates Jefferson, Johns

Senior quarterback Jordan Jefferson and ranked LSU football program.

Jefferson and Johns were suspended from the team on August 26th when they were arrested on felony charges associated with an off-campus fight. A grand jury reduced the charges against Jefferson to a misdemeanor and did not charge Johns.

"We certainly don't condone participation in the incident, but the legal system has determined that their actions did not rise to the level originally charged and their punishment to date related to football has already been considerable," LSU athletics director Director of Athletics Joe Alleva said. "They will rejoin the team and begin practice immediately."

The 4-0 Tigers have not missed a beat without Jefferson at the helm, as Jarrett Lee has passed for six touchdowns to just one interception in wins over Oregon, Northwestern State, Mississippi State and West Virginia.

LSU plays Saturday against Kentucky.