JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ A judge has given two former Mississippi
State players suspended sentences for firing guns on campus in
Michael Brown, a College Park native, was given a two year
suspended sentence while Quinton Wesley of Atlanta was handed a
three year suspended term.
Brown and Wesley pleaded guilty last Friday to the felony of
bringing firearms onto educational property.
Brown was Mississippi State's best offensive lineman and a
likely NFL prospect. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound was featured on the
cover of Mississippi State's spring media guide.
Wesley, a 6-4, 315-pound sophomore backup left defensive tackle,
played in 21 games with one start.
He was expected to be a regular contributor next season.
The two were kicked off the team and dismissed from the
Head coach Sylvester Croom and Athletic Director Larry Templeton
were both out of town Tuesday and unavailable for comment.