Southern Miss wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested on several felony charges including armed robbery, kidnapping and burglary of an occupied dwelling.
Details of the incident are sketchy at this time.
Southern Miss officials released this statement.
“We have been made aware of the situation and we are continuing to gather information at this time,” Southern Miss spokesman Jack Duggan said in a statement shared with Hattiesburg American.
Cox was sixth on the Southern Miss roster for receiving in 2014 with 15 receptions for 219 yards and two touchdowns.Foster was eighth on the team with 168 receiving yards on 12 receptions in nine games.