College Football Player Expelled After Punching Coach In Head

TSU Football Player Expelled After Violent Incident During Game

According to Mike Organ of the Tennessean, Lee punched head strength coach T.J. Greenstone twice, resulting in Greenstone falling to the ground. Lee has since been both dismissed from the team and expelled from Tennessee State while the incident originally took place on Saturday evening.

Not only do those on the Tennessee State University football team sideline have to be wary of errant passes, an assistant coach apparently should have been ready for the fist of Tigers defensive end Latrelle Lee.

Greenstone recovered somewhat from the first punch, but Lee's fist returned nearly immediately, sending the couch down to the ground. He was expelled from the university on Monday. The TSU offense was on the field when Lee, who did not play in Saturday's game, attacked Greenstone.

TSU won the game 23-20 in Nashville.

The Dothan, Alabama, native appeared in a total of 27 games in his first three seasons at Tennessee State, totaling seven sacks during that time.

"We, of course, do not condone any act of violence within our department and are very disturbed by the action of one of our students", Tennessee State athletic director Teresa Phillips said in a statement.

Lee is a senior who majoring in criminal justice, and had started two games this year.

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