Prosecutor rips into Jayru Campbell during news conference

Published Add your comment

Jayru Campbell has been told that 'the law applies to everyone' in court today, as criminal charges were today announced against the Cass Tech QB for his bodyslam on a school security guard last month

Campbell is verbally committed to Michigan State for 2015, but those commitments are non-binding until a letter of intent is signed. 

But the promising QB has today been officially charged with the intent to do great bodily harm, and aggravated assault against the 23-year-old guard that he bodyslammed last month at his high-school. 

Prosecutor Kym Worthy explained, “The officer sustained a facial injury and an open wound to the head,” a press release from her office said. The injured officer was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

“My message is this: It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do, how fast you can run, how far you can throw a football, what instrument you play,” Worthy said. “The law applies to everyone.”

It's understood that the guard asked Campbell to remove his hood several times whilst on school premises, and when the QB refused, he asked him to report to the office. 

Worthy explained that she saw enough evidence to make charges and expects Campbell to be arraigned Wednesday.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

College Football Playoff

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again