TMZ is reporting that former South Carlina defensive players Kelcy Quarles and Victor Hampton have been cleared of any wrongdoing in a New York City nightclub brawl that left one man with severe injuries after he suffered a brutal beating.
Victor Hampton (cornerback) and Kelcy Quarles (defensive tackle) have been informed they will NOT be charged with a crime stemming from an April 11th altercation at Greenhouse nightclub..
Both players were interviewed by investigators and were cooperative … says Victor’s lawyer Joe Tacopina, who tells us the the players did NOT strike any sort of settlement with the accuser.
We’re told law enforcement concluded … the accuser is the one who threw the first punch and the 2 football players reacted in self defense.
Hampton and Quarles were both standouts at the University of South Carolina and are projected to be 2nd or 3rd round draft picks.