Philip Nelson charged with assault

Updated: May 12, 2014, 10:31 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MANKATO, Minn. -- Rutgers quarterback Philip Nelson has been charged with assault for allegedly kicking another man in the head after an altercation in downtown Mankato, leaving the man gravely injured.

Nelson was charged with one count of first-degree assault and one count of third-degree assault.

Nelson, 20, kicked 24-year-old Isaac Dallas Kolstad in the head while Kolstad was lying on the ground after being struck by another man early Sunday morning, according to a criminal complaint. ...

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