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Murray State University Football Player Arrested

Murray State University Football Player Arrested

Murray, KY -- The head coach of Murray State University's football program, Joe Pannunzio, is on paid administrative leave and school officials are investigating the arrest of a player and another student.

Ron Lane, a runningback and Terrence Biggers who recently left the team are facing drugs and weapons charges.

Junior running back Ron Lane of Brandenton, Florida and former Murray State wide receiver Terrence Biggers of Mayfield were arrested and charged with drug trafficking within a thousand yards of a school, possession of firearms, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both are being held at the Calloway County Jail on 50,000 dollars bond and both have been banned from campus. Lane was expected to be one of the teams top players next year, also Murray State head football coach, Joe Pannunzio has been placed on administrative leave.

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