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Oregon Football Players to Face Disciplinary Action Over Snow Ball Fight Gone Wrong

If you have not yet seen the video that was taken on campus Friday Afternoon of Students pelting vehicles with snowballs you may want to take a look. It has gotten the attention of the University of Oregon and Head Football Coach Mark Helfrich. The U of O Released a statement on Saturday evening.

“On Saturday, I was made aware of an incident that occurred Friday afternoon during the snow day involving multiple Oregon students including members of the football team.  The behavior exhibited in the video is completely unacceptable and dangerous.  We take this matter very seriously and disciplinary actions have begun.”

Mark Helfrich on the snow incident on campus

The two drivers in the video have said they will not press charges and the video has gone viral on sites like Reddit, where it was the 2nd most seen story of the weekend. The students pelting cars in the snow was also on the Today Show Monday morning and seems to be making the rounds.

Many on social media sites are saying the students involved should certainly be punished in some way, some involved were likely Oregon football players noted by the University’s response to the situation. This leads to the question that has been fueling the story for most of the weekend. Did they students go to far in their day of fun?

Did Students Go To Far on Friday Afternoon with Their Snow Brawl?

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Update: Oregon Starting Tight End Pharoah Brown has been suspended for the Alamo Bowl for his role in Friday afternoon’s Snowball fight.

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