Virginia State coach says there was 'rush to judgement' after fight

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Virginia State football coach Latrell Scott says there was a "rush to judgment" after a fight at last week's CIAA championship luncheon left Winston-Salem State's quarterback injured and caused Saturday's game to be canceled.

"I acknowledge that we had one young man who made a bad decision, as young men sometimes do," Scott said Monday during an often-contentious press conference attended by many team members and some parents.

Trojans running back Lamont Daniel Britt has been charged with misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury in the fight involving WSSU's Rudy Johnson. Scott said four Trojans players were questioned after the incident, but Britt is the only player to have been charged.

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