KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Three University of Tennessee freshmen players charged with attempted armed robbery will not play today at Mississippi.
Tennessee spokeswoman Tiffany Carpenter said the team will travel to Oxford without wide receiver NuKeese Richardson, safety Janzen Jackson and defensive back Mike Edwards.
According to sheriff's officials, Richardson remains in jail in lieu of a $19,500 bond. Edwards posted a $19,500 bond, and Jackson was released on his own recognizance.
The three 18-year-olds are accused of demanding money from three people at a gas station near Tennessee's campus early Thursday morning.
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Coach Lane Kiffin and athletics director Mike Hamilton have declined comment as they evaluate the situation.
Arkansas assistant in stable condition at hospital
Arkansas defensive coordinator Willy Robinson is in stable condition after being taken to the hospital Friday.
The university said emergency personnel were called to the Broyles Athletic Complex around 11:40 a.m., and Robinson was transported to Washington Regional Medical Center. The school did not provide additional details on what had happened to the assistant coach.
The school said Robinson underwent tests, and his status for tonight's game against Troy was uncertain.