Arizona/UCLA brawl sparked after streaker takes field (Video)
A previous version of this article stated that the Southern/Arkansas-Pine Bluff game was played on Thursday night. It was played on Saturday, Oct. 15. This article has been updated.
Two ugly brawls in two separate college football games this week have led to dozen of suspensions and embarrassment for the schools involved.
The first fight took place in a Southwest Athletic Conference game between Southern and Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Birmingham, Ala. this past Saturday.
Sports Illustrated reports that 41 players, including 25 from Arkansas-Pine Bluff and 16 from Southern, have been suspended after a massive fight broke out after Southern had an extra point blocked, leading to a Pine Bluff victory.
Even more bizarre, though, was the incident in Tucson, Ariz., where the Arizona Wildcats were hosting the UCLA Bruins in a Pac-12 match-up.
Just before halftime, with the Wildcats up 42-7, a fan raced onto the field dressed as a referee and removed his clothes. Shortly thereafter, a brawl broke out during which both benches emptied.
Two players, one from each team, were ejected. There is no word of supplemental discipline as of Friday morning.
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