FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Sam Pittman stated on the SEC Teleconference Wednesday morning that the suspension has been lifted for Myles Slusher and Anthony Brown. Both players been practicing with the team and are available to play on Saturday against Ole Miss.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: Razorbacks head coach Sam Pittman says Slusher and Brown are suspended for at least one week and will not play in the matchup against No. 7 LSU on Nov. 12.
They will continue to participate in practice on the scout team.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Fayetteville Police reported that two Arkansas football players fought with officers, leading to their arrest.
Arkansas football players Myles Slusher and Anthony Brown were arrested by Fayetteville Police for disorderly conduct.
A university spokesperson has shared this statement with KNWA/FOX24 from Sam Pittman on Myles Slusher and Anthony Brown:
“We are aware of the incident involving Anthony Brown and Myles Slusher. We are in the process of gathering information from the proper authorities. Once we have that information, we will determine their status with our team.”
At 2:00 a.m. on Nov. 6, an officer was moving a crowd of people off the street on North West Avenue.
“I instructed Brown to get out of the street and he stepped onto the sidewalk, he complied at first,” Officer Barnett’s report states.
As Barnett circles back he sees Brown “intentionally” standing in the road again, he states.
“I walked to Brown and grabbed his sleeve on his right arm…Brown turned and looked at me, a police officer in full uniform, and pushed me away from him,”Barnett states.
Brown was then “taken to the ground” and “engaged in fighting behavior” according to the report.
This is when Slusher got involved, according to Officer McRae.
“While Officer Barnett was attempting to arrest Brown, another male, later identified as Myles Slusher, grabbed Officer Barnett and attempted to pull him away from Brown,” Officer McRae’s report states.
Both Slusher and Brown were taken to Washington County Detention center.
Brown was released at 8:59 a.m. Sunday morning.
Slusher was released at 9:04 a.m. on Sunday morning.
Both players have their court dates on Dec. 1.
Below is a screenshot of the detainee Information: