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Coach: 1 young man made 'bad decision', VSU investigating fight that injured opposing QB

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    Virginia State University head football coach, Latrell Scott, left, and athletic director, Peggy Davis, center, listen as VSU president Keith T. Miller, right, address a press conference at Norfolk State University in Petersburg, Va., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. School officials held the press conference to answer questions after Winston-Salem quarterback Rudy Johnson was beaten in a bathroom brawl Friday, Nov. 15 that led to VSU being banned from post season play. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (The Associated Press)

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    A Winston-Salem State University police officer escorts Virginia State football player Lamont Britt into a magistrate's office Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Officials say Britt faces an assault charge after a bathroom fight left Winston-Salem State’s starting quarterback, Rudy Johnson, badly beaten during a luncheon for both teams on the eve of their championship game. (AP Photo/Winston-Salem Journal, Lauren Carroll) MANDATORY CREDIT (The Associated Press)

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    Virginia State University alumni, Herbert Johnson, second from right, express concerns during a press conference at Norfolk State University in Petersburg, Va., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. School officials held the press conference to answer questions after Winston-Salem quarterback Rudy Johnson was beaten in a bathroom brawl Friday, Nov. 15 that led to VSU being banned from post season play. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (The Associated Press)

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    CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO, ADDS CITY - Winston-Salem State University Police Chief Pat Norris, left, holds the door open for Winston-Salem State quarterback Rudy Johnson as he enters a magistrate's office Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Winston-Salem State Chancellor says a Virginia State football player faces assault charges after a bathroom fight left Johnson badly beaten during a luncheon for both teams on the eve of their championship game. (AP Photo/Winston-Salem Journal, Lauren Carroll) MANDATORY CREDIT (The Associated Press)

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    Virginia State University head football coach, Latrell Scott, reacts during a press conference at Norfolk State University in Petersburg, Va., Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. School officials held the press conference to answer questions after Winston-Salem quarterback Rudy Johnson was beaten in a bathroom brawl Friday, Nov. 15 that led to VSU being banned from post season play. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (The Associated Press)

Virginia State football coach Latrell Scott says there was a "rush to judgment" after a fight at last week's CIAA championship luncheon left Winston-Salem State's quarterback injured and caused Saturday's game to be canceled.

Scott says one player made a "bad decision." Trojans running back Lamont Daniel Britt has been charged with misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury in the fight involving WSSU's Rudy Johnson.

Virginia State President Keith T. Miller said Monday during the contentious press conference on campus that the school is investigating the incident. He expressed regret that the game was canceled but understood the decision, drawing the ire of parents.

Parents angrily questioned Miller, athletic director Peggy Davis and Scott about whether anyone had spoken up for the rest of the team before the game was canceled.