No criminal charges for Liberty University football players suspended during sexual assault investigation

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Two Liberty University football players who were suspended from the team indefinitely amid a sexual assault investigation will not be charged criminally.

Cameron Jackson, Kyle Carrington, and former student Avery James were found to have violated the school’s honor code policy and sexual harassment, discrimination, and assault policy.

"We've concluded that the evidence is insufficient to go forward with any criminal charges and we will not be charging any of the individuals from Liberty University with the allegations that have been made," Lynchburg Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Doucette said.

Jackson’s lawyer says he was notified Tuesday that no criminal charges will be filed against Jackson.

"Cameron Jackson was notified yesterday that the Lynchburg Commonwealth's Attorney will not seek any criminal charges following an exhaustive investigation into false allegations of sexual assault levied against Cam and his teammates," Jackson's lawyer, Joshua Farmer wrote in a news release.

The allegations stem from an alleged off-campus incident in August 2015. Liberty University said it was notified of the allegations on July 13.

Farmer said LU's review board notified the players Tuesday that their appeal to rejoin the team had been rejected. Farmer says they were given 48 hours to leave campus.

Scroll down or look to the right of your screen to see the statement from Jackson’s lawyer.

Click here to read our original story about the situation.