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Four TCU football players among 17 arrested in campus drug bust

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(CBS/AP) FORTH WORTH, Texas. - Four Texas Christian University football players were among 17 students arrested Wednesday in a campus drug bust, authorities say.

Police said those arrested were caught making "hand-to-hand" sales of marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription drugs to undercover officers.

"There is no doubt," TCU Police Chief Steve McGee said at a morning news conference following the arrests. "All of those arrested are drug dealers." The arrests came after a six-month investigation by Forth Worth and TCU police, prompted by complaints from students, parents and others in the community.

The Star-Telegram reports the four players arrested are linebacker Tanner Brock; defensive lineman D.J. Yendry; offensive tackle Tyler Horn; and cornerback Devin Johnson, according to documents released Wednesday morning.

Police said they would not rule out more arrests, saying only people caught selling drugs were arrested in the Wednesday bust.

The university says the arrests were at both on and off campus locations, including at fraternity housing.

School chancellor Victor Boshcini called the students' actions "simply unacceptable."

"TCU has never before experienced a magnitude of student arrests such as this," he said.

Law enforcement officials said they had not determined whether any of the football players were selling to other athletes, but Boschini suggested the four players' involvement was not a sign of a larger issue.

"I don't think it's a football problem," he said.


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