Friday will be a busy day for Oregon football. Unfortunately, they will be occupied not on the field, but rather in the court room.
On the same day that running back LaMichael James will appear in court for a change of plea hearing and sentencing, another pair of Ducks will face arraignment for a completely separate incident. QB Jeremiah Masoli and receiver Garrett Embry were both charged with burglary on Wednesday. While the crime occurred in the same time period as when they were accused to have stolen from a fraternity, "the district attorney's office would not confirm or deny that the charges stem from that incident."
Both players are facing one count each of burglary in the second degree, which is a Class C felony.
Wednesday night, via the team's official Twitter account, head coach Chip Kelly issued the following statement:
"I am carefully considering the latest news concerning Jeremiah Masoli and LaMichael James and will make a decision regarding disciplinary action on Friday, March 12."
Embry was dismissed from the team on Jan. 8.
Friday's court arraignment is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. ET.
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