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Tennessee State football player sucker punches coach

14 November 2017

Greenstone, a former defensive lineman at Vanderbilt, is in charge of keeping players from getting too close to the sideline.

A Tennessee State University football player was kicked off the team and expelled after allegedly becoming violent during a game.

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University officials confirmed head coach Rod Reed dismissed Lee from the sideline immediately, and on Monday, it was announced that the 22-year-old senior had been expelled from school.

The Post has reached out to Nashville police and Tennessee State University police to see if any further action will be taken against Lee, and will update this post if needed. According to the Tennessean, Greenstone was walking down the sideline telling players get back up while the offense was on the field just prior to the incident. There is as of now no explanation of what led to Lee swinging on Greenstone.

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Greenstone falls to the ground after being punched.

Lee, who did not play in Saturday's win, had 18 tackles including 3.5 for a loss this season.

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Tennessee State has one regular-season game remaining in the 2017 campaign against Jacksonville State on Thursday night. He played in a total of 16 games during his freshman and sophomore seasons.

Tennessee State football player sucker punches coach