College football and crime

For the past six months, CBS News and Sports Illustrated have investigated the criminal background of college football players and, as CBS New Chief Investigative Correspondent Armen Keteyian reported on "The Early Show" Wednesday, turned up "some alarming truths" when it comes to the sport and crime.
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For the past six months, CBS News and Sports Illustrated have investigated the criminal background of college football players. CBS/AP/Sports Illustrated

A six-month Sports Illustrated/CBS News investigation found an alarming number of college football players have a criminal background.

Seven percent of the 2,837 student-athletes in Sports Illustrated's preseason top 25 college football teams have a police record.

Nearly 40% of the alleged offenses were serious incidents.

CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian will have a full report on "The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" tonight. Video: Crime and college football players' pasts
Video: NCAA President "concerned" over the investigation's findings
Video: High school football player takes wrong turn

Armen Keteyian blog: CBS NEWS/SI: How the marriage worked, and why

Sports Illustrated: College Football and Criminal Records
SI: Likely Impact of the Probe