Six UK Football Players Face Burglary Charges | Athletic Business

Six UK Football Players Face Burglary Charges

Six football players from the University of Kentucky will face burglary charges that stemmed from an incident that took place at a private party in March.

The Lexington Police Department announced the first-degree burglary charges against the six player in a statement on Thursday.

Wildcats offensive lineman RJ Adams, running back JuTahn McClain, defensive back Andru Phillips, receiver Earnest Sanders IV, defensive back Vito Tisdale and defensive back Joel Williams are all implicated in the incident.

According to, three uninvited players arrived at March 6 party but were asked to leave. Three became upset and left the party but threatened to return.

Later that day, the three players returned with additional people and forced their way into the home. Tisdale was charged with wanton endangerment for pointing a handgun at one of the people at the house.

The latest legal woes come as wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight and chief of staff Dan Berewoitz were both suspended by the school for separate legal problems.

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