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University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Monday that he believes Michigan State University football players who participated in the post-game battle at Michigan Stadium on Saturday will face criminal charges.

Two Michigan soccer players, Jimon Green and Jaden McBurrows, were injured from the fight, Harbaugh said.

“There must be accountability, there must be a full, thorough and timely investigation,” Harbow said.

I can’t imagine that this wouldn’t lead to criminal charges. The videos are bad, and what happened is clear. It seems very open and closed. As they say, watch the tape.

“I come from this from the perspective of being a mother, and these young people are assigned to me by their families and our programme.

“And we take every player’s responsibility to treat them like ours, and I take that responsibility very seriously.”

Green’s attorney, Tom Mars, said in an email to CNN on Monday.

Mars told CNN that Green had been hit by his fists and helmet and had suffered a concussion and cuts to his face.

“When college football players brutally attack a member of the opposing team with their helmets, causing the player to suffer a concussion and other injuries, an apology will not be enough,” said Mars. “There should be serious consequences for this kind of misconduct.”

Jim Harbaugh during a post-match press conference.

According to The Athletic, McBurrows still needs medical attention for facial injuries, citing Keri Bryan, McBurrows’ mother.

Both schools’ police are jointly investigating the altercation that occurred in a stadium tunnel after Michigan’s victory over Michigan State. Multiple videos captured the fight.

Harbow told reporters that Green and Mac Burroughs were walking in the tunnel together after the game. “You can see that in the video,” Harbow said. “Jemon was punched, then Jaden tried to help.”

One video posted to Twitter from The Detroit News featured multiple clips [Michigan State] Spartan players alternate with Mac Burroughs in the tunnel at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.

A video from ESPN shows another angle of the melee, with footage showing what appears to be a player swinging his helmet.

CNN inquired of the University of Michigan and school police if there were more videos of the incident.

On Sunday, Michigan State head coach Mel Tucker announced that four players — Tank Brown, Khary Crump, Angelo Gross and Zion Young — have been suspended indefinitely until an investigation is completed by schools, law enforcement and the Big Ten Conference. On Tuesday, the school announced the suspension of four additional players – Malcolm Jones, Justin White, Jacoby Windmon and Brandon Wright. Their suspension came into effect immediately, according to a statement from the school.

The school said all suspensions will remain in place until investigations are completed.

“The Michigan State University athletics and football program is committed to the highest level of sportsmanship,” said a joint statement released Tuesday by Michigan State Vice President and Director of Athletics Alan Haller and football coach Mel Tucker. “We are working transparently with law enforcement and the Big Ten Conference to assess the facts and additional evidence surrounding the events in Ann Arbor. We will continue to take appropriate action on this as we learn more.”

The Big Ten declined to comment on CNN’s own record.

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