RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) - Two freshmen N.C. State football players were dismissed from the team following an investigation stemming from an on-campus party July 21, the school said.
Three other freshman players were suspended.
The investigation centered around three sexual assault allegations stemming from an on-campus party in a student's room at Wolf Village, police said.
The disciplinary actions taken against the players "are not regarding the allegations of sexual assault." But additional actions could be taken based on outcomes of the criminal and Title IX investigations.
On July 22, N.C. State police received reports of three sexual assaults at an on-campus party. Campus police said officers have spent approximately 800 hours working on the investigation.
The five freshman football players were at the on-campus party in a student's room at Wolf Village where alcohol and marijuana were present, the school said.
Investigators executed search warrants where they looked at cell phones, the residence and reviewed video from campus security cameras.
Freshmen Antoine Thompson and Kevince Brown were dismissed from the team.
Isaiah Moore, Erin Collins and Xavier Lyas have been suspended, according to the University.
N.C. State University Police have turned over evidence to the Wake County District Attorney's Office following the investigation. Criminal charges are possible.
Head Coach Dave Doeren released a statement that said:
Athletic Director Debbie Yow released a statement that read in part: