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It's time for Michigan State to put ugly incident behind it after 7 players get hit with criminal charges

Seven Michigan State football players were charged Wednesday by Washtenaw County (Michigan) prosecutors for their role in two assaults of Michigan players last month in the postgame Michigan Stadium tunnel.

Six were hit with misdemeanors. Only one, sophomore safety Khary Crump, was charged with a felony for assault. He was seen on video swinging his helmet at a Michigan player.

Die-hard Spartans fans are crying about prosecutorial misconduct — the seat of Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor which, of course, is the home of the University of Michigan. Others are still blaming poor game-management protocols that allowed two Wolverines to enter the tunnel as MSU was leaving the field.