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Report: Rutgers Players Under Investigation For Fraudulent Use Of Credit Cards

A general view of Rutgers football stadium.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: A general view during the first half of a game between the Cincinnati Bearcats and Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Rutgers Stadium on November 19, 2011 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

It wouldn't be the college football offseason without players getting in trouble. Rutgers is the latest program to see some of its players run afoul of the law.

According to a new report from NJ.com's Keith Sargeant, multiple Rutgers players are being investigated for fraudulent use of credit card. The probe, which is being conducted by the Rutgers police department, could involve as many as eight players, Sargeant writes.

No names have been mentioned as charges have not been filed.

Yesterday, Rutgers dismissed junior safety K.J. Gray and sophomore linebacker Brendan DeVera for an unspecified violation of team rules. Both players were expected to play key roles on the defense this season. It has not been confirmed by Rutgers that either player was involved in the ongoing investigation. Both players released statements following their dismissals.

Rutgers had several players involved in criminal activity during the final years of Kyle Flood's tenure as head coach. Since taking over for Flood, Chris Ash has made it a point to try and clean up the culture in Piscataway.

It remains to be seen where this investigation will go. Stay tuned.