NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — More scandal is surrounding the Rutgers University football program as wide receiver Leonte Carroo has now been suspended indefinitely.

Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood would only say the suspension came after an incident outside the stadium on Saturday night, CBS2 reported.

Five other players were arrested and dismissed from the program in the last 10 days because of investigations surrounding an assault and home invasions.

Defensive backs Nadir Barnwell, Dre Boggs, Ruhann Peele, Delon Stephenson and fullback Razohnn Gross were kicked off the team last weekend. Initially, the five had been suspended.

According to the Middlesex County prosecutor’s office, Barnwell, Peele, Gross and Stephenson were charged with aggravated assault, riot and conspiracy to commit a riot for a fight in New Brunswick that left a man with a broken jaw back in April.

Boggs is charged in connection with two home-invasion robberies in April and May, the county prosecutor’s office said.

Many students were disappointed by the news of Carroo’s suspension.

“People see them in a certain light. They shouldn’t be able to do whatever it is they feel they can do just, because they have that certain power,” one junior told WCBS 880’s Kelly Waldron.

“Rutgers needs to look at itself for this year at least and work internally to fix what is clearly wrong with our student body right now,” another junior said.

Most students don’t want to see the coach fired, but they believe something needs to be done internally to bring integrity back to the program.

“It makes the Rutgers name look bad,” another junior said. “He’s obviously not doing his full job watching over the players, making sure they’re doing good things in school. Hopefully, he’ll improve on that and watch over his players to make sure they do every thing well.”

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