2 ex-Citadel players plead guilty in robberies

Former Citadel quarterback Miguel Starks and two others have pleaded guilty in two home-invasion robberies.

Starks, former Citadel linebacker Reginald Rice and Stephen Francois of the College of Charleston pleaded guilty in a Feb. 24 home invasion of a former cadet.

The men pleaded guilty Wednesday to first degree burglary, armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a gun during a violent crime. Starks also pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct.

Starks and Rice also pleaded guilty to armed robbery, first-degree burglary, kidnapping and possession of a gun during a violent crime in the Feb. 27 home invasion of a Citadel assistant football coach. Francois pleaded guilty to armed robbery, kidnapping and first-degree burglary.

Sentencing has been postponed.