4 Vanderbilt football players suspended

June 29, 2013 at 7:49 PM

NASHVILLE, June 29 (UPI) -- Four Vanderbilt University football players have been suspended for violating team rules, the Nashville school announced.

Vanderbilt officials did not name the players or explain what rules had been broken when announcing the suspensions Friday.

The Tennessean, however, reported Nashville police said the department's "Sex Crimes Unit" began an investigation Wednesday.

"Because of Vanderbilt's ongoing investigation, the university will offer further comment when appropriate," the school said in a statement.

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