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ASU Football: DT George Lea suspended indefinitely following BB gun incident

Arizona State is now dealing with another player who is facing an off-the-field legal issue.

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Make that two Arizona State football players suspended for disorderly conduct off the field.

According to multiple reports, ASU freshman defensive tackle George Lea has been suspended indefinitely following an incident involving a BB gun. Lea is facing multiple felony counts for reportedly used an airsoft gun to threaten and intimidate a fellow teammate, according to reports. first reported the suspension.

ASU released the following statement via the report:

Freshman football player George Lea has been indefinitely suspended from the Arizona State University football program after an incident that occurred Monday night on the Tempe campus involving a BB gun. ASU football players are held to high standards and are expected to exercise good discipline and judgment on and off the field. The ASU Police Department and the Dean of Students are investigating the matter and will take appropriate action, as warranted, once all the facts are gathered.

Lea was a three-star prospect out of Landry-Walker High School in Louisiana. He was an early enrollee so he could participate in spring camp.

The news comes shortly after linebacker Davon Durant was sentenced to a two-year probation for his domestic violence charge. ASU suspended linebacker Davon Durant prior to the team's spring camp.

Since Todd Graham took over as Arizona State head coach in January 2012, the program has emphasized good character out of its players and hasn't dealt with many off-the-field incidents. The fourth-year ASU coach is now tasked with handling two incoming players who are expected to make sizable impacts for the team.