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Originally published February 6, 2014 at 12:47 PM | Page modified February 7, 2014 at 3:32 PM

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Huskies quarterback Cyler Miles, receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow suspended

Washington quarterback Cyler Miles and Damore’ea Stringfellow were suspended indefinitely, Huskies coach Chris Petersen announced. Two UW players are being investigated by Seattle Police for an alleged assault near campus on Sunday night.


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Washington quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow have been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, UW coach Chris Petersen announced Thursday in a news release.

Two players are being investigated by Seattle Police for an alleged assault near campus during a post-Super Bowl incident Sunday night, and a UW source identified the players as Miles and Stringfellow. No arrests have been made, according to King County Jail records.

According to a police report detailing the incident, a man told police he was assaulted around 8:30 p.m. Sunday on the 2300 block of N.E. 55th Street after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory over the Denver Broncos. The man said two suspects jumped out of a car and asked the man if he was a Seahawks fan. According to the police report, the man said “something like, ‘Yeah of course, are you Broncos fans?’ ”

The suspects then “came at” the man and “started punching (him) in the face,” according to the report. The man and a friend identified the two suspects by looking at the UW football roster online.

Names in the police report have been redacted.

At least one of the football players was identified as a suspect in an earlier assault near a post-Super Bowl bonfire on the corner of N.E. 47th Street and 19th Avenue N.E. In that incident, a female victim was knocked down and had her camera damaged by one of the suspects. Both of the suspects were described as wearing Broncos gear.

Miles, a sophomore from Centennial, Colo., near Denver, is the favorite to take over as the Huskies’ starting quarterback in 2014. He started one game for injured senior Keith Price in 2013 and led UW to a 69-27 victory at Oregon State.

As a true freshman, Stringfellow, from Perris, Calif., played in 12 games for UW in 2013, starting the final three. He had 20 catches for 259 yards and one touchdown reception, from Miles, against UCLA.

Petersen did not detail the reasons for the player suspensions and will not be available for comment, according to the UW release.



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