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Austin Peay State football player Brannon Nigel arrested for slicing his teammates neck

Brannon Nigel Arrested
Brannon Nigel arrested. The Austin Peay State star was arrested for holding a teammate at knife point and cutting his neck.

You cannot make this stuff up. Brannon Nigel a recent transfer from Memphis is a solid football player and now he is facing charges after holding his teammate at knife point.

According to court records, Brannon Nigel was arrested for holding a knife to his teammates throat and holding him against his will.

The player was assaulted and cut on the throat requiring stitches and cut deeply on his wrist according to the report.

This all happened when Nigel’s teammate was reportedly trying to look for his key. When he turned around Nigel was standing in the door way with a knife.

Nigel then cut the player on the neck after a struggle and later on the wrist. The football player was able to escape.

Nigel was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping.

The school issued this statement.

“We are aware of an incident that occurred off campus involving football athletes. The athlete that was arrested has been suspended pending the results of the ongoing investigation.”


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