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5 SOSU Students File Lawsuit Against University

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DURANT, OK--  Authorities said five Southeastern Oklahoma students have filed a lawsuit against the university after they were suspended for an April fools prank.

The football players were suspended last month after officials said they pulled a fake robbery prank on someone they knew on the night of April first.

The player's lawyer, Edward frock said they filed the suit on June third and are waiting on a response from the university.

Frock said The students claim they weren't given a meaningful opportunity to present their story.

We reached out to the University for a Comment, but our calls were not returned.

Last month the players protested at the SOSU graduation.      

NAACP Ardmore branch activists are representing five football players.

They said one senior was supposed to graduate last month and four other in December.