2 charged with beating homeless man

Updated: April 23, 2014, 3:32 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

Former Boston College tight end C.J. Parsons and ex-Marist quarterback Anthony Varrichione have been charged in connection with the alleged beating of a homeless man in January.

Authorities also stated Parsons slammed the unconscious man's head against the ground "from three to four times" before a female passerby broke up the attack by throwing herself over the victim.

Parsons, who turns 23 on Thursday, of West Newton, Mass., and Varrichione, 23, of Medway, Mass., pleaded not guilty ...

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