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Rutgers football dismisses Nelson

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Kyle Flood statement expresses concern for victim

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Philip Nelson was dismissed from the Rutgers football team following his being charged with assault in his hometown of Mankato, Minnesota. After transferring from Minnesota, he participated in spring practice and would have been eligible in 2015.

Kyle Flood said that Rutgers' thoughts and prayers were with the victim of the assault.

More to follow as it unfolds.