Rutgers: Philip Nelson dismissed from football program

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood made the announcement

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood made the announcement Tuesday.

(AP) - Rutgers says it has dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program in the wake of assault charges filed in Minnesota.

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood made the announcement Tuesday.

Nelson is a former quarterback for Minnesota. He played in 11 games last season, but announced afterward that he would transfer to Rutgers.

He was charged Monday with two counts of...

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