Three Colorado St. players suspended

April 9, 2012

Three Colorado State University football players have been suspended as police investigate an assault near the campus that injured four people, two of them seriously.

For Collins Police said Monday no one has been arrested. Police declined to say whether the suspended football players have been interviewed, citing the ongoing investigation.

Colorado State identified the suspended players as Nordly Capi, Colton Paulhus and Mike Orakpo. A message left at a phone listing for Capi wasn't immediately returned. No listings could be found for Paulus or Orakpo.

Some of the victims told the Fort Collins Coloradoan they were attacked by fellow students and Colorado State football players.


Police say seven males in a sport utility vehicle confronted the victims as they were walking. Five of them allegedly got out and assaulted the four victims.